Techno-Anthropological Problems and Theories

2020/2021

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • present and explain different Techno-Anthropological theories
  • explain how Techno-Anthopolgical cases illustrate¬†the conceptual landscape of robust and socially responsible technological transformation, innovation, implementation and planning
  • describe technological transformation, ¬†planning, implemtation and innovation processes

Skills

  • analyse and evaluate cases dealing with robust and socially responsible technological transformation, planning, implementation and innovation
  • compare different Techno-Anthropological theories and cases

Competences

  • transfer knowledge and skills achieved in the module to suggest or discuss the barriers and opportunities for planning and development of sustainable and socially responsible technological solutions

Type of instruction

Lectures, classroom instructions, exercises, seminars, case analysis, teacher feedback, reflection.

Exam

Exams

Name of examTechno-Anthropological Problems and Theories
Type of exam
Oral exam
ECTS10
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleTeknoantropologiske problemer og teorier
Module codeTBTANK20103
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS10
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudyboard for Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Planning
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design