105.700 Technology for People For Mathematicians
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • discuss technology in the field of tension between values and consequences
  • explain concepts of technology assessment
  • explain the procedure in technology assessment projects (and to demonstrate in micro projects)
  • outline Technology assessment methods
  • differentiate between ethics and morality
  • discuss basic concepts of ethics (human rights, risk, security, progress, consequences, sustainability, responsibility)
  • build up gender competences

Subject of course

Areas of tension in technical progress, expectations of technology assessment, history and concepts of technology assessment, TA projects, TA methods, TA practical examples, technology and ethics, technology and gender

Teaching methods

The basic contents and concepts are presented by the head of the lecture.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu17:30 - 19:3012.03.2020FH Hörsaal 6 - TPH Technik für Menschen für TM

Examination modalities

The performance is assessed by an oral examination at the end of the semester.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
17.02.2020 20:40 27.03.2020 13:00 29.05.2020 13:00



Armin Grunwald, "Technikfolgenabschätzung - eine Einführung", 2. Auflage, 2010, edition sigma, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-89404-950-8

Previous knowledge

It is recommended to attend the course in the third year of the bachelor program.