187.329 Sociology of Technology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

This course examines the making, use and consequences of technology (including ICTs) in the modern world in order to foster the understanding of the social embeddedness of technology. This examination will be framed and informed by perspectives from the history, psychology and sociology of technology.

Subject of course

Social context of technology development and use; technology and social change; consequences of (new) technologies for work, organizations, and everyday life; the interaction of technology with institutional and cultural contexts.

 

Additional information

First session: Thu, 14.3. 2019; 16.00 s.t. (SR 187/2, Favoritenstraße 9-11, 2nd floor) 

Sessions: Thursday 16.00 -18.30 (break included)
SR 187/2, Favoritenstraße 9-11, 2nd floor   

For more detailed information about the course and the sessions go to the TUWEL course (see link below)

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu16:00 - 19:0007.03.2019 - 27.06.2019Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu16:00 - 19:0027.06.2019EI 9 Hlawka HS Exam
Sociology of Technology - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu07.03.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu14.03.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu21.03.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu28.03.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu04.04.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu11.04.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu02.05.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu09.05.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu16.05.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu23.05.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu06.06.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu13.06.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Thu27.06.201916:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS Exam
Thu27.06.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Class
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Course elements:

# Lectures
# Group work (specific tasks) & homework
# Portfolio
# Plenary discussions
# Readings
# Portfolio exam
# Exam re content of the lectures

Attendance required

Prerequisites for completing the course successfully:

# Positive evaluation of the portfolio
# Positive portfolio exam
# Regular attendance
# Positive evaluation of group work & homework

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu10:00 - 12:0023.01.2020 HS 6 Hauptgebäudewritten07.01.2020 08:00 - 22.01.2020 23:55TISSTechniksoziologie undTechnikpsychologie
Mon09:00 - 12:0029.06.2020EI 9 Hlawka HS writtenno application-Prüfung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
19.02.2019 00:00 11.03.2019 00:00 14.03.2019 00:00

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
XXX05.06.2019 00:0005.06.2019 23:01

Curricula

Literature

During the course you will be provided with additional material and documents regarding the subject matter

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

English