||Location: kokonaan verkossa / full digi|
E-learning course starting in every period.
||M.Sc. (Tech.) 1 |
|Teacher(s) in Charge
Professor, Ph.D. Karl-Erik Michelsen, Post-doctoral researcher, D.Sc. (Tech.) Johanna Naukkarinen
After the course student will be able to:
- understand the interplay between science, technology and society
- analyze the themes presented in the course from different viewpoints
- present a justified opinion on the effects of technology on society and connect his/her views to the larger societal debate
- discuss societal issues within his/her professional area with public with a non-technical background.
Course discusses the interplay between science, technology and society fromseveral different angles through six specific themes. Some of the themes may change yearly, but the themes related with risks, gender, ethics and sustainability of technology are present every year in some format.
Course is an online-course with following learning tasks:
- getting acquainted with the teaching materials in each theme (videos, podcasts and written material)
- writing three blog texts related with the course themes
- giving peer feedback on certain blog texts
- writing a larger concluding essay on a given topic
- taking a Moodle-quiz.
The workload of the course is as follows: learning tasks (teaching materials, writing a blog text, peer evaluation), 60 h, preparing for quiz exam 40 h, Moodle-quiz 2 h, time management and reporting 2 h.
Total workload 104 h.
|Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No)
|Examination in Moodle (Yes/No)
|Examination in Exam (Yes/No)
|Assessment scale and assessment methods
0-5. Learning tasks and peer evaluation 50 %, Moodle-exam 50 %
Learning materials in Moodle.
|Limitation for students? (Yes, number, priorities/Leave empty)
||Yes. A max. of 60 participants for the courses starting from the periods 1, 2 and 3. No limitations for the course starting from the 4 period. |
|Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No)
|Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No)