ET-830: Technology and Society
Course, prefix, number, & title: ET-830 Technology and Society
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3
Course Description in college catalog:
This course explores the effects of technology and engineering design in areas such as robotics, computers, internet, and energy sources on the past, present, and future of society. Topics include the 21st century emerging technologies as they relate to education, the environment, economy, industry, and social issues. Students are also introduced to the concepts of the development and use of robotics, computers, internet, and energy sources, along with the societal impact of such technologies.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
Course-specific student learning outcomes:Students will define emerging technologies as they relate to education, the environment, economy, industry, and social issues.
Other program outcomes (if applicable).
Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:Exams, Homework, Classwork
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Accessibility Services in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Office of Accessibility Services website.