Risk Based Ecological Economics to Engineering Students
Elena N. Prokofieva 1 * , Klavdiya G. Erdyneyeva 2, Alexander A. Galushkin 3 4, Alexey I. Prokopyev 5, Valeriy I. Prasolov 6, Svetlana I. Ashmarina 7, Boris V. Ilkevich 8, Milan Kubiatko 9
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1 Institute of Pedagogy, Psychology and Social Problems, Kazan, RUSSIA2 Transbaikal State University, Chita, RUSSIA3 RUDN University (Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia), Moscow, RUSSIA4 Stolypin International Institute of Informatization and Public Administration, Moscow, RUSSIA5 Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, RUSSIA6 Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, RUSSIA7 Samara State University of Economics, Samara, RUSSIA8 Gzhel State University, Elektroizolyator, RUSSIA9 University of Zilina, SLOVAKIA* Corresponding Author


Modern ecological crisis threatens the sustainability of human civilization. Awareness and education for probable disaster risk reduction give greater urgency to the issue of decreasing industrial failure rates associated with basic manufacturing activities and, consequently, improving the training in this area. The authors have highlighted the features of modern risk based approach in engineering training based on proximity of production entities to anthropogenic factors: allocation of risks and threats in professional and personal situations or tasks; critical analysis of any industrial process and considering its consequences; using professional and personal risk response strategies; risk-based thinking as the core professional activity. The paper considers the mechanism of risk-based thinking as a necessary part of engineering students training on the basis of diversionary analysis, and gives its algorithm adapted to their learning activities. A system of professional tasks and tools to be used in the students’ future job has been developed to promote their readiness and willingness to work across trades within the sphere of their technical competency. The paper is intended for researchers, practitioners, managers of enterprises dealing with ecological and economic production activities, as well as for professional training of engineers.


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EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, Volume 14, Issue 3, March 2018, 753-764


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