Chunfang Zhou, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in Department of Learning and Philosophy at Aalborg University, Denmark. Chunfang finished her Bachelor study (majoring in Industrial Automation and Information Science) and Master study (majoring in Philosophy of Science and Technology) in China.
In 2012, she finished Ph.D. study on ‘Group Creativity Development in Engineering Education in Problem and Project-Based Learning (PBL) Environment in Denmark’. Since 2004, Chunfang has located her research in the area of Science, Technology and Society (STS), with a particular focus on creativity study and its relations to STEM education, group learning, organizational innovation, Problem-Based Learning (PBL), engineering and technology design, and Information Communication Technology (ICT). In 2007, her master thesis “Core Competence Development in Science and Technology Groups in Universities in Liaoning Province” was awarded as the “Best Master Thesis” by Northeastern University (NEU), China. In 2009, her published journal article “Research on the Research Group’s Structure and Creative Climate of Universities in Liaoning Province, China” won the “Annual Article Award” of Japan Creativity. In 2013, she was funded an individual research project ‘Fostering Creativity in Higher Education: A Comparative Study on Pedagogical Strategies of Learning by Projects between Denmark and China’, by Danish Research Council that leads her to recent contributions to cross-cultural studies on creativity in learning contexts.
Chunfang Zhou, Kathrin Otrel-Cass, Tom Børsen.
© 2015. 15 pages.
In this chapter, the authors aim to explore the necessity of teaching ethics as part of engineering education based on the gaps between learning “hard” knowledge...