In her teaching, Olya motivates students to think along the systems dimension, combining technological, governance and value perspectives in exploring the intertwinement between society and technologies. Olya has taught in a range of university courses across bachelor, master and PhD levels. She is supervising PhD and Master students related to philosophy of technology and industrial design. Among her self-imposed teaching duties is a course on Philosophy of technology and bioethics at the Yale University Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, which she developed in 2018 and has been teaching annually since then.
Ethics for aerospace engineering
Ethics of healthcare technologies
Having obtained the BKO/UTQ certificate in 2019 helps Olya to address new teaching challenges such as (re)designing the courses for online education.
Regardless of the format, she pursues creative teaching, inviting the students to integrate different theoretical and stakeholders perspectives in analyzing contemporary case studies. To this end, she welcomes the challenge of developing ethics-focused courses, such as the course on Robots and Society that integrates the sociotechnical systems perspective to robots and AI. Most recently, Olya has taught in the following courses: