This lecture aims at learning the historical analysis of the problems between science, technology and society.
Students should become to be able to argue basic frameworks of history of science and technology.
history of science and technology, technology studies, social construction of technology, the Scientific Revolution, institutionalization, professionalization, deficit model, trans-science
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Every lecture start with student presentation on the paper allocated, then we move on discussion. At the end of lectures, students fill in comment sheet.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation||Grasp the outline of the class|
|Class 2||The Scientific Revolution and its technological background||Articles of H. Butterfield and Jim Benett|
|Class 3||Social construction of technology||Paper by T. Pinch and W. Bijker|
|Class 4||Systems Approach||Books and articles by T. Hughes|
|Class 5||Techno-science and nation states||Papers of P. Formann etc.|
|Class 6||Actor Network Theory||Papers by M. Callon|
|Class 7||Trans-sicence and deficit model||Peper by A. Weinberg and B. Wynne|
|Class 8||Lessons from history||Wrap up, and schooling for term paper|
Presentation and engagement to the lecture 70%, comment sheet 30%
Topics may be changed according to the students who attend.