Technology and Society
Progress: Between Responsibility and Growth
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All students can register for one module. You can specify two preferences. Please use the priorities “low” and “high”. If you have not been assigned a place in the project after the end of the assignment and are still interested in participating, please contact sibel.yildirim[@]ipw.rwth-aachen.de directly.
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Monday, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
„Technology shapes society and society shapes technology” (Christine Wächter).
Technical developments are essentially changing the way we live and work, so that the importance of the interface between technology and society is becoming increasingly relevant. The increasing global transfer of technology requires a critical examination of the resulting consequences for people and the environment. Technology ethics, technology acceptance or technology assessment are frequently used buzzwords in this discourse – what can socially responsible technology design look like?
Students learn about various aspects in the field of the interface between technology and society. On this basis, they can evaluate associated problems as well as the effects of these on their respective subject discipline.
13. Juli 2020
Acatech: Perspektiven auf Technik, Gesellschaft und Nachhaltigkeit
Prof. Dr. Martina Schraudner
Depending on the course of studies, module and examination, credit points can be achieved through participation.
Certificate of Participation (0 CP, not graded)
Protocol with critical analysis (2 CP, not graded)
Termpaper 10-15 pages (3 CP)
Termpaper 15-20 pages and oral presentation (4 CP)