This lecture is to consider what kind of role science and technology should take. For this purpose, we see through the essence of history of science and technology from the ancient period.
Students should get basic knowledge to deliver multiple views relating to the issues of science and technology as experts.
science, technology, society, history
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
You will get an hour lecture, then we move on group discussions on the topic. You submit a short report at the end of each lecture.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Guidance: The beginning of science and technology||Short report on the meaning of the words of science and technology|
|Class 2||Technology in the ancient world||Short report on the common feature of ancient Roman and current technology|
|Class 3||Renaissance and medieval technology||Short report on the background of Renaissance|
|Class 4||The Scientific Revolution||Short report of the essence of the astronomical revolution|
|Class 5||Science and industry||Short report on the influence of science on the industry|
|Class 6||The emergence of the Industrial Society||Short report on the technological background of the Industrial Society|
|Class 7||Linear model||Short report on the relationship between linear model and science policies|
|Class 8||Future of techno-science||Understand the structure of this lecture to prepare exam|
Hideto Nakajima, Science in Society, NHK Publication
Engagement to the class (attendance and reports) 40%, exam 60%
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