2018 History of Technology C

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Academic unit or major
Humanities and social science courses
Instructor(s)
Nakajima Hideto 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon3-4(S322)  Thr3-4(S322)  
Group
-
Course number
LAH.T303
Credits
2
Academic year
2018
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2018/3/20
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Articulating the problems between techno-science and society yourself, and making research on them to present the result at the classes.

Student learning outcomes

Students should become to be able to identify the problems between techno-science and society, then to show the way to solve them.

Keywords

techno-science, problem, solution, society, scientism

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Group research and presentations

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Repeating the following process: 1) Grouping and ice break 2) Selecting the problem which should be solved 3) Research and focusing the issues 4) Preparation of group presentation 5) Group presentation and evaluation by other groups Selection of relevant problems, and academic analysis on them

Textbook(s)

None

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None

Assessment criteria and methods

Attendance 30%, the level of group presentation 30%, final essay 40%

Related courses

  • LAH.T103 : History of Technology A
  • LAH.T203 : History of Technology B
  • LAH.T105 : Ethics in Engineering A
  • LAH.T206 : Ethics in Engineering B
  • LAH.T104 : Science and Technology for Society A
  • LAH.T205 : Science and Technology for Society B
  • LAH.T102 : History of Science A

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

None

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

nhidebo[at]hotmail.co.jp

Other

Change of style and theme of lectures is possible according to the numbers of the students.

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