Course Catalog 2013-2014
KEB-25056 Technological Development and Society, 3 cr
In the academic year 2013-14 course implementation has been cancelled.
Suitable for postgraduate studies
Annina Takala, Tapio Katko
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Active participation to lectures (80% attendance), personal lecture reviews, and seminar presentations.
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation
Principles and baselines related to teaching and learning
The course is intended to be discussing and reflective by its nature.
The goal of the course is to widen and deepen knowledge and understanding of the interactions between technological development and society in long-term perspectives, from local to global context. Furthermore, the course is intended to enable students to assess the role of technological and societal development with regard to the domain of their own postgraduate studies.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||Technology development theories||Philosophical, historical and practical reasoning behind each conceptualization of technology||The applicability of different conceptualizations in various technological domains|
|2.||The general dynamics of technological development||Historical manifestations of the dynamics of technological development|
|3.||Historical-theoretical perspectives and explanations of the co-evolution of technology and society||Historical manifestations of interplay between technological development and society in different domains of life|
|4.||The drivers and inhibitors of technological development||Examples of the role of various drivers and inhibitors affecting the development of particular technologies|
Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes
The course is evaluated as accepted (if course requirements are satisfied) or not accepted (if the requirements are not satisfied).
Evaluation scale passed/failed will be used on the course
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Correspondence of content
More precise information per implementation
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