This lecture is to argue problems between techno-sicence and society, in order to tackle these problems.
Students should become able to deliver their own opinion form multiple perspectives to solve the problems.
technology, society, possibility and limit of cutting edge technology, scientism
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
At the beginning of the each 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||Orientation and problem setting||Historical changes of pragues|
|Class 2||Possibility and limit of advanced medical technogy||Analysis on video program|
|Class 3||Public pollution in Japan and engineers||If you are the engineer of Minamata.|
|Class 4||From 'public pollution' ti the 'environmental problem||Difference of the two frameworks|
|Class 5||Manhattan Project||Technological development of A-bomb technology, linear model|
|Class 6||Intellectual Property||Meanings of patent and copyright|
|Class 7||From low-energy house to passive house||The life long way of Pro. Bo Adamson|
|Class 8||Future of techno-scientific culture||Wrap up and schooling for term paper|
Essays 60%, comment sheet at the end of lectures 40%
Changes of order and topics of the class may happen.