COURSE SYLLABUS

Man, the environment and technology 7.5 credits

Människa miljö och teknik
First cycle, H0046N
Version
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2020 Sp 3 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Bo Jonsson, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 14 Feb 2014

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 14 Jun 2019

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Subject
History
Subject group (SCB)
History
Main field of study
History

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and Nation, Ethnicity and Identity (H0030N), Time creates the world (H0031N) and Societal change from different perspectives (H0037N), Societal Groups and changing power relations (H0039N) and Roads to Democracy (H0042N) or equivalent courses in history 45 credits.


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 1-165 credits.



Course Aim
After completion of the course, students should be able to discuss and problematize the interrelationship between human, society and the environment with technology through history. In addition, they should be able to identify and describe a number of examples of the interrelationship in different historical times. Students should also be able to use relevant learning tools, such as IKT pedagogy.

Contents
The course focus on and problematize the interrelationship between human, society and the environment with technology through history, with focus on the 19th and 20th centuries. Thus, both the social drive behind technological development and the social impact of the technology, and environmental consequences are identified, as well as learning tools relevant to the field of knowledge.

Realization
Lessons, lectures, seminars and individual in-depth assignments. Through individual in-depth assignments and seminars, the student get the chance to work with different learning tools relevant to the field of knowledge, such as IKT pedagogy.

Examination
Individual in-depth assignments, 5,5 credits (U, G, VG).
Active participation in seminars, 2 credits (U, G).

Remarks
Students must register for the courses themselves or contact ETS educational administration eduets@ltu.se,not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Some parts of the course realization may be in English.

Examiner
Kristina Söderholm

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2018 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
- Bernes, Claes & Lundgren, Lars J. (2009). Bruk och missbruk av naturens resurser: en svensk miljöhistoria. Stockholm: Naturvårdsverket.
- Ingelstam, Lars. (2002). System: att tänka över samhälle och teknik. Eskilstuna: Statens energimyndighet.

Artikelkompendium

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0003Individual advanced assignmentU G VG *5.50MandatoryA16
0004SeminarsU G#2.00MandatoryA16

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.