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.
Types of instruction are listed at the start of §17; Structure and contents of the programme.
The types of instruction for this course are decided according to theT 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||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Teknologi og samfund|
|Language of instruction||English|
|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|