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Academic year
ITS065 - Gender and technology in today's world
 
Owner: TIEKA
5,0 Credits (ECTS 7,5)
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Level: A
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS


Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0104 Examination 5,0 c Grading: TH   5,0 c   Contact examiner,  Contact examiner,  Contact examiner

In programs

MTS Humans, Technology, Society, Year 1 
TIEKA INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, Year 4 (elective)
TDATA COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING - Other elective courses, Year 4 (elective)

Examiner:

Bitr professor  Erik Bohlin


MTS course


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 course aims to clarify and investigate gender issues in todays society, with particular focus on technology. What limits and opportunities do men and women have in different societies and social contexts? Do technology and science increase gender problems or reduce them? The course spans several theories and areas, in the context of gender and technology.

Goal

The goal with the course is to improve the understanding and awareness of gender and technology, and provide tools to manage these issues in the professional life.

Content

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Organisation

Lectures and seminars.

Literature

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Examination

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


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