Sociology of Technology and Work (11249.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra School Of Politics, Economics And Society||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesAfter 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.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
PrerequisitesMust have passed 24 credit points.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||Flexible||Dr Sarah Maslen|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||Flexible||Dr Sarah Maslen|
Required readings for each week are provided via Canvas. There is no textbook for this unit.
Attendance and contributions during tutorial discussions is a requirement of this unit. Moreover, it is important that you prepare for each tutorial and undertake all required readings in order to make the most of your opportunities in this unit.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums