Service-Learning Engineering in Your Community

ISBN-10: 0199922047
ISBN-13: 9780199922048
Edition: 2nd
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List price: $49.95
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Service-Learning: Engineering in Your Community, Second Edition, links design methodology and engineering analysis to the socially beneficial application of engineering principles.Authors Marybeth Lima and William C. Oakes emphasize the importance of reflection, teaming skills, project management, communications, and ethics, carefully considering the integral roles that they play in the process of engineering for the common good.

Preface to Second Edition
Preface to the Student
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Definition of Engineering
Definition of Service-Learning
Components of Service-Learning
Service-Learning and Engineering
Conclusion
Best Practices in Engineering Service-Learning
Frequently Asked Questions
Partnership Principles
Shared Mission
Reciprocal Benefits
Clear Communication
Shared Resources and Rewards
Sustained Commitment (if Applicable)
Do No Harm
Rules of Conduct in a Sustainable Service-Learning Partnership
Conclusion
Reflection
Forms and Models of Reflection
Forms of Reflection
Models of Reflection
Technical Level Reflection
Personal Values Reflection
Personal Values Reflection: Engineering as a Career (Co-Author Oakes)
Lifelong Learning
Social Systems and Issues
You and Social Systems and Issues
The Engineering Profession and Social Systems and Issues
Conclusion
The Engineering Design Method for Service-Learning
Human-Centered Design
The Design Cycle
Divergent Thinking: Brainstorming
Going Slow to Go Fast
Document as You Go
The Design Process
Problem Identification
Specifications Development
Conceptual Design
Detailed Design and Development
Delivery
Service and Maintenance
Redesign
Retirement or Disposal
Conclusion
Ethics in Learning Through Service
Moral Decision-Making
Engineering Codes of Ethics
NSPE Code of Ethics for Engineers
Ethical Decision-Making Beyond the Codes
Ethically Responsible Engineering
Green Engineering and Life Cycle Design
Ethics and Socially Responsible Engineering: Putting It All Together
Conclusion
Sustainable Citizens and Citizen Engineers: Listening to the Wisdom of the System
Sustainability
Systems Thinking and Service-Learning
Civic Engagement as Service
A Framework for Engagement
SWOT Analysis
Student Reflections
Democratic Dialogue
Dialogue and Citizenship
Wicked Problems
Engineering and Service
Conclusion
Teaming Skills and Conflict Resolution
The Keirsey-Bates Personality Indicator and Working in Groups
The Source of Energy: Extroverts (E) versus Introverts (I)
The Information-Gathering Function: Sensors (S) versus Intuitives (N)
The Decision-Making Function: Thinkers (T) versus Feelers (F)
The Lifestyle Orientation Function: Judgers (J) versus Perceivers (P)
Team Dynamics
Features of Successful Teams
Stages of Team Development
Leadership Skills
Conflict Resolution and Problem Characters
Preventative Strategies
Corrective Strategies
Conclusion
Project Management
Creating a Project Charter
Task Definitions
Example
Milestones
Defining Times
Organizing the Tasks
PERT Charts
Critical Paths
Gantt Charts
Details, Details
Delivery Timing
Personnel Distribution
Money and Resources
Document as You Go
Team Roles
Project Management Software
Fundraising
Publicity
Conclusion
Technical Communications
Visual Communication
Oral Presentations
Poster Presentations
PowerPoint Presentations
Written Documents
Technical Reports
Revising and Editing
Revision
Editing
Conclusion
Profiles of Engineering Service-Learning Projects
Terre Haute Bike Trail
The Girl Scout Climbing Wall Multidisciplinary Service-Learning Project
Cleanup of Environmental Hazards
Service-Learning Student Profile: Stuart Feilden
Environmental Impact of Chemical Processes
Hands on Atlanta: Improvements to the Design of Hands on Atlanta's Project Development Process
Spanish in Action (SIA) Project
Trinity Mission Outlet Store
Adaptive Agricultural Machinery
Children's Clinic at Wabash Center
Interactive Displays in a Children's Museum
Constructed Wetland
Light Manufacturing Environment for Adults with Disabilities
Partnerships in Remote Villages of Peru
Conclusion
Helpful References for Service-Learning in Engineering
Campus Resources
Faculty
Graduate Students
Technical Staff Members
Student Organizations
Service-Learning/Community Service/Volunteer Office
Extension Offices
The Library
Off-Campus Resources
Professional Societies
Community Partners
Community Volunteer Bureau
Service Organizations
Local Companies
Patents
Intellectual Property
Other Service-Learning Programs
Local Communities
International Projects
Other Resources
Outreach and Education
Other Service-Learning Resources
Fundraising
Conclusion
Appendix: Engineering and Technical Organizations
International Service-Learning: How History, Engineering Cultures, and Views of Communities Should Matter to Engineers Serving Abroad
What Can the History of Engineers in International Development Teach Us about ISL?
Engineers, Sputnik, and International Development (1955-1970s)
Engineers and Development in the 1980s
Engineering for Sustainable Development and Globalization (1990s)
Engineering to Help (2000s)
Engineering Cultures: How to Understand and Value Engineers from Other Parts of the World
Why Care about Engineering Cultures?
What Is Engineering Culture?
Engineering Culture: A Very Brief Look at Mexico
Sustainable Community Development
What Is Sustainable Community Development?
Example: Do Bridges to Prosperity Promote Sustainable Community Development?
How to Listen to Communities
How Were We Listening?
Toward an Ethics of International Service-Learning
Mapping Perspectives
Seeking Resolutions
Working with Local Engineers
SCD versus Hidden Interests
Conclusion
History Matters
Index

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