Technology and Society (APTE6205)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
The purpose of this course is to broaden the awareness of the student to the impact of technology on the daily lives of people in society overall and suggest some approaches for dealing with compromises and decisions that occur at the interface of technology and society.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Applied Technology programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: APTE5101 or APTE5102 or equivalent.
Topics include: 

INDICATIVE CONTENT Appropriate selection from following topics

Societal Implications
Historical developments of technology, societal impacts of technology, current technology developments, current driving forces of technology design, future technology developments
Trends
Social and cultural trends in society, future trends for technology, the impacts of these trends on society
Marketing & Economics
the marketing concept, customer-oriented nature of marketing, functions of marketing in technology promotion, pricing, product management, selling, distribution, marketing information management, financing
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1203

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Feb 18 - 9 Apr 18 LectureMonday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (114-2010)
30 Apr 18 - 25 Jun 18 LectureMonday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (114-2010)

Class: 5054. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5261

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 17 - 25 Sep 17 LectureMonday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)
16 Oct 17 - 20 Nov 17 LectureMonday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)

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