Disruption: History Of Innovation And Technology
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- 27 Feb 2023
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- Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental historical trends that have revolutionised societies
- Demonstrate research skills including the ability to effectively assess the quality of primary and secondary sources
- Analyse relevant case studies of technological disruption
- Practice effective written communication skills
- • The information revolution.
- • Technology and the body through time.
- • Technology and ethics.
- • Human mobility.
- • Innovations in agriculture and the environment.
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In this subject students will explore the history of societal disruption, focusing on a series of case studies, dating back to antiquity. The subject traces the impact of technological innovations and the seismic social shifts they generated.
- Written Assessment (1000 words equivalent) Students will be asked to prepare a case study that traces the impact of technological innovation on a particular society. (25%)
- Seminar Activities (1000 words equivalent) (25%)
- Research Project (2000 words equivalent) (50%)
Current study term: 26 Feb 23 to 26 May 23
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