The purpose of this module is for the students to acquire a basic theoretical understanding and empirical knowledge regarding the social conditions for technology development and the broader societal implications of technology implementation and use specifically with respect to communication and media technologies.
This module concerns the relationships between technology and societal developments primarily from a macro perspective. It provides the students with a historic and contemporary overview of technology developments in the information and communication technology area. It, furthermore, provides the students with theoretical approaches to understanding such technology developments.
Refer to the overview of instruction types listed in the start of chapter 3. The types of instruction for this course are decided according to the current Joint Programme Regulations and directions are decided and given by The Study Board of Electronics and IT.
Notice: This elective course might not be offered if less than 10 students sign up.
|Name of exam||Technology and Society|
|Type of exam|
Written or oral exam
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||As stated in the Joint Programmes Regulations
|Danish title||Teknologi og samfund|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Copenhagen|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Electronics and IT|
|Department||Department of Electronic Systems|
|Faculty||Technical Faculty of IT and Design|