Sociology of Technology and Work (11249.1)
|Level:||Intermediate Unit Level|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Government & Policy|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2019 Semester 2 DR Michael WALSH (Ph: +61 2 62012697 ) ON-CAMPUS 2020 Semester 2 DR Sarah MASLEN (Ph: +61 2 62012735 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit introduces students to sociological perspectives that explore the complexities and interactions between technologies, organisations, work practices, and social change.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Describe and apply advanced sociological models for analysing the inter-related processes of technological and work place change;
2. Use ethnographic research methods to analyse a process of technological design, development, or transfer;
3. Conduct a group project that explores the heterogeneity of socio-technical assemblages;
4. Actively collaborate with others to achieve common goals through problem based group work; and
5. Reflect upon their unit experience, including theories, discussions and feedback, and how this relates to the goals set out in their professional portfolio.
One 1 hour lecture and one 2 hour tutorial on campus per week.
Must have passed 24 credit points.
7087 Sociology of Technology and Work