Technology and Society

Technology and SocietyHours: 3 0 3

In this course, we will examine technological practices as cultural activities, informed by and informing beliefs, values, social structures and institutions. Our investigation will be positioned within frameworks of terminological and historical analysis. The course contents include the nature of technology, sources of technological change; scientific knowledge and technological advancement; diffusion of technology; technology and environment; work in non-industrial societies; technology and jobs; technological change and life on the job; organizations and technological change; and governance of technology.

Pre-requisites: NoneCo-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course