Roland Tormey

EPFL AVP-E CAPE
RLC D1 740 (Rolex Learning Center)
Station 20
1015 Lausanne

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EPFL AVP-E CAPE
RLC D1 740 (Rolex Learning Center)
Station 20
1015 Lausanne

EPFL AVP-E CAPE
RLC D1 740 (Rolex Learning Center)
Station 20
1015 Lausanne

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Education

Doctorate

Sociology

Trinity College Dublin

1992-1999

Post Graduate Certificate

Environmental and Development Education

London South Bank University

1999-2000

Bachelor of Social Science

Sociology, Social Administration

University College Dublin

1989-1992

Publications

Infoscience publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Humanities and Social Sciences Program

PhD Students

Cai Zhenyu, Gao Jie,

Courses

Ethics for Life Sciences engineers

The decisions that life science engineers make can have profound impacts on other people, on society, and on the environment. It is important, therefore, to be aware of the potential effects of decisions, and to have a set of ethical principles and analytical tools to make good ethical decisions.

Science and Engineering Teaching and Learning - FALL

(Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

Science and Engineering Teaching and Learning - SPRING

(Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

Becoming an ethical engineer

Students will develop an understanding of the psychological and social processes of learning the following competences: (i) ethical sensitivity, (ii) ethical reasoning, (iii) ethical motivation, and (iv) ethical agency. Students will, at the same time, develop these capabilities.

How people learn: Designing Learning Tools I

The students will understand the cognitive and social factors which affect learning - particularly in science and engineering. They will be able to use social research techniques as part of the design process to understand end users.

How people learn: Designing Learning Tools II

The students will understand the cognitive and social factors which affect learning - particularly in science and engineering. They will be able to use social research techniques as part of the design process to understand end users.