WORKSHOP ON TEACHING ETHICAL DIMENSIONS

Faculty members from North Carolina A&T and Penn State will conduct a two-day workshop for A&T faculty, post-docs, and doctoral students in the sciences and engineering who are interested in integrating the ethical dimensions of coupled natural and human systems into their classes.

The “Ethical Dimensions of Coupled Natural and Human Systems Research” workshop will be held on campus Aug. 13 – 14.  The location and times will be announced soon.  Funding is provided by the National Science Foundation.

The workshop is designed to improve pedagogical methods and capacity building strategies Researchers will learn how to incorporate research ethics content into existing curriculum and will acquire the ability to develop content tailored to their area of expertise.

A&T faculty members sponsoring the workshop are Dr. Keith Schimmel, chairman of the Department of Energy and Environmental Systems (EES); Dr. Luba Kurkalova, Department of Economics and Energy and Department of Environmental Systems (EES); and Dr. Yengeniy Rastigeyev, Department of Mathematics and EES.

Contact Schimmel, schimmel@ncat.edu, 336-285-2329, by Sunday, July 15, to register, or for more information.  You must reserve a spot to attend.  There is no charge for the workshop and it is open only to A&T researchers.