311.066 Fundamentals of approppriate 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.

2022S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • Identify the fundamental differences between technology and technique;
    Develop sustainable, efficient energy and emission-free technologies as well as the independent development of technologies that are applicable in a giving environment
  • Understand the principles of Appropriate Technology in the field of sustainable building, ecological product development and alternative energy concepts.
  • Make a presentation over the acquired knowledge on the basis of a seminar work and avail it to a wider audience.

Subject of course

The lectures provides basic knowledge about the concepts of Appropriate Technology and development technology as well as chances and challenges of sustainable development and social-ecological transformation.  Concepts of Appropriate Technology in developing countries, North-South-Dialogue and technology transfer. At the same time, experts from the field of science, technology and civil society offer specific practical knowhow of sustainability in order to explain the significance and importance of the Appropriate Technology in the profession of the graduate engineer.

 

Teaching methods

Open lecture style with room for technical discussions; Interactive, so that students are engaged with their own pre concepts of AT and experiences. Literature: Appropriate Technology: Tools, Choices and Implications by Barret Hazeltine and Christopher Bull; Capital in the 21st century by Thomas Piketty and Technology for Liberation by Willem Riedijk

 

Mode of examination

Written

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue14:00 - 18:0003.05.2022 Zoom adress/ID will follow after your registration kojo.taylor@tuwien.ac.at (LIVE)Preliminary Discussion via Zoom
14:00 - 17:0010.05.2022 - 24.06.2022 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per Zoom (LIVE)Grundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Fundamentals of approppriate technology - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue03.05.202214:00 - 18:00 Zoom adress/ID will follow after your registration kojo.taylor@tuwien.ac.atPreliminary Discussion via Zoom
Tue10.05.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Wed11.05.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Fri13.05.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Tue17.05.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Wed18.05.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Fri20.05.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Tue24.05.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Wed25.05.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Tue31.05.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Wed01.06.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Fri03.06.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Wed08.06.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Fri10.06.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Tue14.06.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Wed15.06.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Fri17.06.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Tue21.06.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Wed22.06.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Fri24.06.202214:00 - 17:00 BLOCK LVA bis 24. Juni 2022 - per ZoomGrundl.d.angep.Technologie u. Entwickl.Techn.
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Individual report/essays depicting and proofing students’ understanding of the theory of appropriate technology in a real situation (either in German or English)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
07.02.2022 06:00 03.05.2022 00:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
ALG For all Students

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Language

English