This lecture argues how science and technology merged and ahow they changed into techno-science, and it tries to elucidate what is techno-science. It also focuses on the historical formation of industrial society to set the basis to think about how techno-science should be in the twenty first century.
１）Students should become to be able to explain the diferrence of science, technology and techno-science by their own words.
２）Students should become to be able to explain the difference of the society under industrial revolution and that of mass production/ consumption by their own words.
3) Students should become to be able to have their own opinion about how techno-science of the twenty first century shoule be.
science, technology, techno-science, Industrial Revolutin, Great Exhibition 1851, American System, Ford System, industrial laboratory, national research institute
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
At the beginning of every class, I give short explanation on questions of comment sheets of the former lecture, then start lecture of the day. After Q & A, students make comment sheet.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Techno-science and industrial society||Decision to entry|
|Class 2||Industrial Revolution 1||Industrial revolution and textile machines|
|Class 3||Industrial Revolution 2||Understading of the role of water mill and steam engine in the Industrial Revolution|
|Class 4||The Great Exhibition 1851||The greeat Exhibition and the crisis of the British Industry|
|Class 5||The birth of Ammerican System||What is American System?|
|Class 6||The age of steel||The relationship between the Industrial Revolution and steel|
|Class 7||American dream and technology||Cntribution of Edison and Carnegie|
|Class 8||Mass production||What is Ford System|
|Class 9||Massacre and technology||Social change through mass production|
|Class 10||Scientific management||Taylor System|
|Class 11||From science and technology to techno-science||What is science-based industry|
|Class 12||The age of engineers||Scientists in industry|
|Class 13||Nation states and techno-sciennce||The emergence of science in universities and of national research institute|
|Class 14||Cold War and linear model||Bush model|
|Class 15||What is techno-science||Wrapping up|
Hideto Nakajima, Science in Society (in Japanese), NHK Books
Please see referenced books in the text book above.
Final exam 70%, comment sheet at the end of lectures 30%
Basic knowledge of high school level world history
Look at the display on the office door