Week 1 - Goodheart- Technology Section 1 Goodheart- Chapter...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–10. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Goodheart- Technology Section 1 Goodheart- Chapter 1 Technology: A Dynamic, Human System Technology Definition Technology is a set of Tools , Techniques, and Knowledge that can be used in combination or separately to solve problems. Goodheart- Class Discussion What changes have been made to the automobile since it was first manufactured? http://www.thehistoryofcars.com/ (Library of Congress, General Motors) Class Discussion Questions 1. How does Society drive or demand New Technology. 2. How does New Technology change Society? Goodheart- The Good Aspects of Technology Technology is a dynamic process , always improving on existing technology. Technology allows humans to communicate better and faster, travel more efficiently, and makes life more enjoyable through advanced forms of entertainment (virtual reality; video and computer games). (Keytec, Inc.) Goodheart- The Bad Aspects of Technology Technology also contributes to worldly problems when used improperly. It can cause pollution, unemployment, huge disasters, and soil erosion. Being technologically literate can help prevent misuse of technology. Costs a lot of time and (U.S. Department of Agriculture) Goodheart- Technology and Science Technology and science are closely related, but are different. Science is examined through research of the natural world. Technology is concerned with development of products and structures to make our lives better. A third type of knowledge is humanities . Currently developing technology is so advanced that technology and science are blending together and the relationship with humanities Goodheart- Humanities Humanities includes psychology, sociology, religion and ethics, art, music, literature, history, and anthropology....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course TECH 1010 taught by Professor Johnp.maclean during the Fall '10 term at Utah Valley University.

Page1 / 29

Week 1 - Goodheart- Technology Section 1 Goodheart- Chapter...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 10. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online