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Expand/collapse block Information for lesson "Technology in a Dangerous World STS.069 MIT"
Description: Aim is to analyze important current events for what they reveal about the nature and working of our technological world. Starting point is connection between technology and terrorism. Subject also explores how a human-built world can foster insecurity and danger, and how human beings respond. Many invited guests help develop a strong interdisciplinary approach (science, engineering, social science, humanities). Topics include technological risk and remediation, sociotechnical systems, imagination of disaster, technology and identity, technology and religion, technology and education, and technology and trust. Written and oral assignments and a final project required. Service-learning proposals and web-based presentations, in addition to written work, may be considered for the final project by the instructor. View the complete course at: http://ocw.mit.edu/STS-069F02
Resources: OpenCourseware from MIT, UC Berkeley, Stanford along with many of the World's finest University's.
Language: English
Professors: Default Professor
Units: 4
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