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TEK225 - Technology and society
 
Syllabus adopted 2012-02-24 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MTS
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Industrial Engineering and Management
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS


Course round 1


Teaching language: English
Block schedule: LA

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0107 Project 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c    

In programs

TKVOV CIVIL ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
MTS Humans, Technology, Society, Year 1 

Examiner:

Docent  Ann-Sofie Axelsson
Bitr professor  Erik Bohlin



Course round 2


Teaching language: English
Block schedule: LA

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0107 Project 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c    

In programs

TKDAT COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
TKELT ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - General specialisation, Year 3 (compulsory elective)
TKITE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
MTS Humans, Technology, Society, Year 1 

Examiner:

Docent  Ann-Sofie Axelsson
Bitr professor  Erik Bohlin



Course round 3


Teaching language: English
Block schedule: LA

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0107 Project 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c    

In programs

TKELT ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - General specialisation, Year 3 (elective)
TKMAS MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
MTS Humans, Technology, Society, Year 1 

Examiner:

Docent  Ann-Sofie Axelsson
Bitr professor  Erik Bohlin



Course round 4


Teaching language: English
Block schedule: LA

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0107 Project 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c    

In programs

TKDAT COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
TKELT ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - General specialisation, Year 3 (elective)
TKITE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
TKITE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, Year 2 (elective)
MTS Humans, Technology, Society, Year 1 

Examiner:

Docent  Ann-Sofie Axelsson
Bitr professor  Erik Bohlin



Course evaluation:

http://document.chalmers.se/doc/fe4c31dc-b36e-44b0-9408-4a82e03ac82d

Theme:

MTS 7,5 hec


Eligibility:

For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.

Aim

The aim of the course is to improve the understanding of the interplay between technology and society, especially several forms of institutional and governmental roles for industrial change, corporate strategy, technology use and development.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

- Identify, analyze och problematize the role of institutions for industrial change, corporate strategy, technology use and change
- Apply concepts such as regulation, policy, institutions and innovation on individual, corporate, societal technology use and development
- The student should also be able to apply the concepts in relation to the future working role as engineer

Content

The course is an overview course which considers technology development and societal interaction based on theories from the following areas: foresight, information society, regulation, policy, strategy, ethics, and globalisation

Organisation

Lectures and seminars.

Literature

Se course homepage for current information.

Examination

An essay based on project work, hand-in assignments and take home exam. Grades: F, 3, 4, 5


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