060.016 Impact of technological development - Introduction to the theory and practice of technology assessment (TA)
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 1.0h, 2.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to identify relevant topics for technology assessment and take part at discussions on critical questions about the social impacts of technologies.

Subject of course

Students will learn problem definition and research design in TA as well as TA methods ; Participants will work in small groups on examples.
Course contents:
- Terminology of the technology assessment
- Technology in its social context (history of TA, objectives and role of TA, TA methods)
- Presentation of the case studies

Teaching methods

TA methods

Mode of examination

Immanent

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed14:15 - 16:0006.10.2021 Link to the Meeting to be found inside TUWEL (LIVE)Kickoff Meeting - LV1: What is TA?
Thu14:00 - 16:0014.10.2021 Link to the Meeting to be found inside TUWEL (LIVE)LV2: TA development and methods
Wed14:00 - 16:0020.10.2021 Link to the Meeting to be found inside TUWEL (LIVE)LV3: TA and risk assessment
Fri14:00 - 16:0005.11.2021 Link to the Meeting to be found inside TUWEL (LIVE)LV4: Case Studies
Tue14:00 - 16:0016.11.2021 Link to the Meeting to be found inside TUWEL (LIVE)LV5: Workshop Co-Creation I
Tue14:00 - 16:0030.11.2021 Link to the Meeting to be found inside TUWEL (LIVE)LV6: Workshop Co-Creation II
Wed09:00 - 14:0015.12.2021 Link to the Meeting to be found inside TUWEL - time slots for individual groups: 90 minutes (LIVE)LV7: Poster presentation - Feedback and discussion
Wed14:00 - 17:0019.01.2022 Link to the Meeting to be found inside TUWEL (LIVE)LV8: Final presentation - Exam

Examination modalities

Group presentation of case studies

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.08.2021 23:59 06.10.2021 23:59 06.10.2021 23:58

Registration modalities

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Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

German