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San José State University Department of Aviation and Technology TECH 198, Section 1 - Technology and Civilization (online section) COURSE OUTLINE Spring 2010 General Course Information Instructor: Dianne Hall Office Location: IS 108 Telephone: (408) 924-3204 (checked infrequently – use Blackboard email) Email: Dianne Hall in Blackboard (checked 1-2 times a week) Alternate Email: [email protected] (checked rarely – use if issues with Blackboard only) Office Hours: Tuesday, 3:30 – 4:30pm or by appointment Course Number TECH: 28243 Tech 198 is cross listed with ME, AE, ENGR, and CompE Class Days/Time: Online Section Classroom: Not Applicable Prerequisites: For students beginning continuous enrollment in Fall 2005 or later, completion of, or co-registration in, a 100W course is required for enrollment in all SJSU Studies courses. Courses used to satisfy Areas R, S, and V must be taken from three separate SJSU departments, or other distinct academic units {having own HEGIS Code}). SJSU Studies Category: This class meets the SJSU Studies Area V requirement Faculty Web Page and MYSJSU Messaging Copies of the syllabus may be found on my faculty web page at: http://www.sjsu.edu/people/dianne.hall/ > click on courses, then Tech198. You are responsible for regularly checking with the messaging system through MySJSU. All course materials may be found in the Blackboard Learning Management System. Once you are registered for the course, you will be automatically added to the Blackboard course shell. See details below for accessing Blackboard. You should regularly check Blackboard for updates. Course Description History, development, and use of technology in different cultures. Technology’s impact on society, global environment, the workplace, cultural values, gender roles, and newly industrialized countries of the world. (Prereq: Upper division standing, passage of WST and CORE GE). 3 units. Course Goals and Student Learning Objectives Purpose of Course Technology and Civilization is an SJSU Studies course (formerly, advanced general education course) in Area V: Culture, Civilization & Global Understanding that is designed to introduce students to the realm of history and usage of technology in society from an international perspective and to increase their awareness of both the uncertainties as well as the promises of the utilization of technology as a creative human enterprise. TECH 198 provides a comprehensive overview of the human dimension of technological change as it continually molds and shapes the nature of our culture, social institutions, and the global environment.
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Technology and Civilization, TECH198 Section 01, Spring 2010 Page 2 of 14 While science and technology are often decried as pervasive agents of social change, this course focuses on the role individuals can play in the management and control of technological forces toward human achievement. Emphasis is given to the chronology of technology and its role in shaping human history. The perspective is to regard technology both as affecting and being affected
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