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2 IELM 4110 Engineers in Society Course Website: Course Website: Chung-Yee Lee Chair Professor/Cheong Ying Chan Professor of Engineering 1

3 Course Staff Course Coordinator  Hannah Ran Office: Room Phone: Teaching Assistants (TA)  Yu Le (Attendance) Phone:  Yang Huanhuan (PRS) Phone:  Yu Le and Yang Huanghuan’s Office: Room

4 3 Career Thinking Knowledge accumulates geometrically Engineer vs. Technician Be CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of your career planning Future: Global and Dynamic

5 4 Globalization Thomas Friedman: The World is Flat What every country or company should do is to position itself on the supply chains according to its core-competence. Concentrating on core business and out- sourcing non-core activities.

6 5 Globalization Outsourcing, International trade, transportation, e-commerce,….,  Winner takes all  Customization, Mega and Smart city  Environmental, Emission, Security,…,Health  Sustainable Development,…,etc

7 6 Dynamic Customization  On line purchasing and 3D printing  On line transaction in finance and trade  Social media (networking); FB, Twitter…  Cloud computing, Big data, ……

8 Purpose of the Course  To prepare you as a professional engineer in order to make contributions to the Hong Kong society and beyond  Realistically, the course will prepare you with the context and terminology to discuss contemporary society issues as a professional engineer 7

9 Design of the Course  A set of seminars presented by leading professionals (engineering, legal, political etc.)  Sit, listen, think and ask good questions! 8

10 Student Comments  The Structure of the course is really good.  The course is very good, and provides a lot of valuable information for students.  The course lets students know many things about engineering in HK. It is very useful.  The course is interesting and useful. Every time I’ve learnt a lot from the lecture.  The course is widening the eyesight of the engineers in society. 9

11 Respect Each Other Big class, we need to have a set of norms  Mute or Turn off your cell phone, Laptop  Only talk to the presenter  No eating and drinking 10

12 Subjects  Responsibility and Accountability of a Profession in Engineering  Fundamental Concepts in Business  Introduction to Local Industry and Society 11

13 Responsibility and Accountability of a Profession in Engineering  Engineers in Society Prof. CY Lee Professor of IELM  Corporate Integrity, Legally Speaking Huan Ting Timothy Li Partner, Sidney Austin 12

14 Responsibility and Accountability of a Profession in Engineering  Basic Patent, Trade Secret & Copyright Law Concept Dr. David Getzinger Senior Attorney, Intel Capital Intel Co. Ltd.  Green Leaders for the next Up Cycle Mr. Victor C. Li Business Development Director, Dunwell Group 13

15 Responsibility and Accountability of a Profession in Engineering  Business Ethical Issues and Examples Mr. Matthew Chan Chairman, WebNova Systems  Ethics in Practice for Engineers Ms Markie MAK Senior Community Relations Officer Regional Office (Kowloon East/ Sai Kung), ICAC 14

16 Responsibility and Accountability of a Profession in Engineering  Health and Safety in Workplace Mr. Derek Chan Cluster General Manager, Hospital Authority  Overview of Sub-Industries within Logistics Industries and Job Opportunities Mr. Alan Au Asia Representative, Noatum Group 15

17 Fundamental Concepts in Business  Studies, Professionalism and Success Mr. Edmund Leung Hsin Chong Construction Group  Career and the Hong Kong Job Market Mr. Toby Marion Golden Gate Wine Co Ltd  You and Your Employer Mr. James Chiu Chairman, Eurotech Limited GTECH Services HK 16

18 Assessments The final grade of IELM 4110 course consists of three parts (Attendance, PRS and an Essay). We will carry out comprehensive consideration at the end of semester. Please ALL  Attend ALL lectures 60%  Get at least 60% of the PRS questions correct  Submit an essay 17

19 Attendance  In order to keep good order of this big class, everyone will be assigned a seat. Please sit in your own seat according to the seating plan posted on the course website.  The lecture will begin at 9:30am at LTD.To avoid disturbing others, please come to join the class on time. And you will be marked as late if you come after 9:30am. 18

20 Attendance  If you cannot attend the class, please submit the leave application form together with supporting document to the IELM 4110 Collection Box (outside RM 5551) within one week from the specific lecture. The leave application form can be downloaded from the course website. Only a hard copy of the leave application form is accepted. You will be notified of the result within two weeks after your submission of the application form.  You can check the attendance record on the course website If you find any errors regarding your attendance record, please report to the TA within three weeks after the specific lecture. 19

21 PRS  There will be a quiz session in each lecture, and the student is required to use PRS to answer the questions. Please check your PRS record which will be uploaded to the course website after each lecture.  Please remember to bring your PRS to the lecture. Marks will not be counted to the student who forgot to bring their PRS or whose PRS handset has any problem to answer the question. If you really forget to bring your PRS handset or your handset has any problem, please report to the TAs before or after the lecture. Venue for picking up PRS handsets: The AV counter of ITSC at Rm 2021 (Lift 2)  Paper answers will NOT be accepted.  Please Do not help your classmate to answer the PRS questions. Marks will not be counted if you were checked to be cheated. 20

22 Essay Topic Topic: Mr. (or Ms.) XXX’s (The Interviewee’s) First Engineering Job in Hong Kong Deadline:8AM, 10 th April 2015(Friday) 21

23 Essay  Interview a practicing engineer about his/her engineering job  Practicing engineers: Professionals work (or worked) in Hong Kong for at least 2 years in the field of engineering and have contributed to the society. They can be alumni from your department, friends, relatives, and someone you just introduce yourself. You are not recommended to interview your teachers in this university. your learning viewpointsat least 1,000 words  Write a short essay summarizing your learning and viewpoints with at least 1,000 words (please refer to the essay cover page for other requirements). 22

24 Essay Cover Page (Download from the Course Website) Attach the interviewee’s business card with your essay Student Name:ID: Department:Major: Who did you interview? Name:Position: Company: Interview Date and Time: Is it checked by the Communication Tutor? Yes / No If yes, communication tutor’s signature _______________. 23

25 Essay Outline Part 1:Background of the interview  When, Where and How to start your interview with your interviewee?  Who is your interviewee? (Name, address, and contact - phone number or )  How did you come to know your interviewee?  Why do you chose this person as your interviewee? 24 This is for your reference. You may have your own structure

26 Essay Outline Part 2:Background of your interviewee  Where does the interviewee work? (Describe about his/her company, Industry of the company etc.)  Describe about his/her job (job duties etc.)?  Describe what kinds project he/she usually do?  Why did the interviewee choose engineering as his/her profession? 25 This is for your reference. You may have your own structure

27 Essay Outline Part 3: Sharing from your interviewee  What was his/her best rewarding experience as well as the main challenge as a Hong Kong Engineer?  What are the challenges he/she faces in his/ her job?  How did the interviewee adapt to the job?  What advice he/she given to you for your future? 26 This is for your reference. You may have your own structure

28 Essay Outline Part 4: Lesson learnt from the interview  How do you feel after the interview?  Summarize your main lessons learnt from your interviewee that can apply/extend to yourself (e.g. insights you got from the interview relating to your future) 27 This is for your reference. You may have your own structure

29 Essay Outline Information that should include in your essay:  Who? Person you interviewed, name, address, and contact (phone number or )  How did you come to know this person?  Short introduction of the person interviewed  When and where you did the interview?  Why did you chose this person? Why did he choose his profession? 28

30 Turnitin  A software aims for checking plagiarism copy  It can detect if you copy from worldwide webs, others’ work (works of your classmates, previous semester, etc), journals, articles, magazines, etc. 29

31 How to submit your essay (soft copy) to Turnitin?  You’ll receive an with your address and password from Turnitin (Help Desk) around the week of 16 th February  Please use your own password to login the system at (corner of your right side)http://www.turnitin.com/static/index.html  After loginning in, please follow the steps of turnitin/training/en_us/qs_student_en_us.pdf and submit your essay in soft copy to Turnitin’s system turnitin/training/en_us/qs_student_en_us.pdf 30

32 Turnitin  For more information, please visit mentation/turnitin/training/en_us/Stude nt_Manual_en_us.pdf for student manual mentation/turnitin/training/en_us/Stude nt_Manual_en_us.pdf  And watch the Student Training Videos:  Creating a student user profile Creating a student user profile  How to enroll in a class How to enroll in a class  How to submit a paper How to submit a paper 31

33 Turnitin Report Total % of the paper that was found to match sources Original text from student’s essay Text will be showed in different colors that are same as sources’ links (next column) Matching Sources 32

34 Turnitin Report 33

35 Notes for Turnitin  To avoid server traffic jam of Turnitin, we highly recommend you to submit your essay slightly before the deadline  We’ll keep your essay in the Tunitin’s system for future use 34

36 Time Line Due DateEvent 8:00 AM, 10 th April 2015 Friday Morning 8:00 AM -Submit your essay in hard copy with cover page (download from web) to the IELM4110 Collection Box (outside room 5551 via Lift 27/28) -Submit your essay in soft copy with cover page (download from web) to the Turnitin’s system -Students are encouraged to seek help from communication tutors and others to improve their essays - Essay with poor quality could lead to fail grade of this class 35

37 Where to Submit?  Submit your essay in hard copy to IELM4110 Collection Box, outside IELM Department General Office, Room 5551, via Lift IELM 4110 Collection Box 36

38 Plagiarism (Very important, please read carefully) What is Plagiarism? a.Using another student's work and claiming it as your own, even with permission. b.Copying and pasting text from any web site, printed material, such as books, magazines or newspapers, without acknowledging the source. 37

39 Plagiarism (Very important, please read carefully)  TOTALLY PROHIBITED!  Those who plagiarize will be reported to the university and penalized. 38

40 F Grade Worse than “F” ws/ /bc_sfu_cheating_090812/ ?hub=BritishColumbia FD = 'failure with academic dishonesty' 39

41 Examples of Plagiarism Written by Student A: During those years in Intel Corporation, although he had faced many problems or challenges, he could solve them eventually. He was a junior technical engineer when he entered that Corporation. Later, he became a mid-level manager… Written by Student B: During the years in Intel Corporation, he faced different challenges and problems, but he could solve them eventually. At the beginning, he was just a junior technical engineer. Later, he has promoted to mid-level manager… Plagiarism 40

42 Examples of Plagiarism Written by Student C: Another point mentioned by Mr. Chung is the weakness of local civil engineering students. New graduates suppose that design is the most important part of a project. Mr. Chung pointed out that design is very important, but the project implementation is no less importance. Written by Student D: We then discussed the weaknesses of the local civil engineering students. He pointed out that although most graduates regard the design work as the most important part of a project, the project implementation and management should not be ignored. Plagiarism 41

43 What make these paragraphs plagiarism? The writers have only changed around a few words and phrases, or changed the order of the original's sentences. 42

44 How to avoid Plagiarism?  Don’t copy others’ work  Don’t copy from websites, books, magazines…..  Don’t let other students copy your work  Don’t give any chance to other students to copy your work  e.g. Do submit your work by yourself, but not by others 43

45 Venue for picking up PRS handsets  Please also be reminded that the place for you to pick up their PRS handsets is the AV counter of ITSC at Room 2021, next to lift 2 (Security Centre). This is also the location for you to return your PRS handsets.  Office hours Mon - Thur 9:00 – 12:30,14:00 to 17:15 Fri 9:00 – 12:30,14:00 to 17:30 Sat 9:00 – 12:00 (Sunday and public holidays closed) 44

46 Course Website   Please visit the course website for recent update and information (like schedule, attendance/PRS/essay record, etc)  You are strongly encouraged to check the course website regularly 45

47 PRS Session Time to test your PRS! 46

48 PRS Session 1.In IELM4110 classes, you should do as the following except: a) Sit quietly when the speaker is presenting. b) Listen carefully and think actively when the speaker is presenting. c) Be indifferent to the Q&A session. d) Ask good questions. 47

49 PRS Session 2.As for the plagiarism issue of essay writing, which statement is wrong? a)Plagiarism is totally prohibited. b)Those who plagiarize will be reported to the university and penalized. c)If you Use another student's work and claiming it as your own (even with permission), it is still regarded as plagiarism. d)You can allow your good friends to copy your work. e)Don’t copy from websites, books, magazines. 48

50 49 Suggestions Equip yourself with sufficient skills: Communication Skill Problem Solving Skill Information Technology Skill Business Knowledge Globalize yourself

51 50 Suggestions Spend 80% of your time on what you have to do. Spend at least 20% of your time on what you want to do. Luck is when opportunity and preparation meet.


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