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STS concepts_sts101 - Basic STS Concepts STS 101 STS and...

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Basic STS Concepts STS 101
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STS and you
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According to the general education guidelines, the objective of the new STS requirement is: Students will study interactions among the natural sciences, technology, and society. Vs. Obviously, one’s technological interaction (and impact) is variable
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They will explore how these systems affect each other and are affected by humans. What does that mean? - how systems affect each other…. .
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Students will learn how to make informed decisions about science and technology in a social context The emphasis should be on thinking critically about S&T issues
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Social Context? Social environment is the culture that we are educated and/or live in, and the people and institutions with whom we interact. Members of the same social environment will often think in similar styles and patterns even when their conclusions differ.
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This a class about … (1) How Society has affected Science and (3) The interaction between S&T – ie, why science is not the same as technology but
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2009 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Volti during the Spring '09 term at Clemson.

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STS concepts_sts101 - Basic STS Concepts STS 101 STS and...

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