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Class Notes for SOC 3116 at University of Ottawa (page 5)

Technologies, World and Societies

SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Demonology, Inductivism, Himalayas

SOC3116 Technology: The process by which humans modify nature to meet their needs and wants. -Extends our abilities to change the world -Concerned with processes that we use to alter/change the natural and...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Pamela Chapman
SOC 3116 Lecture 6: Lect. 6 - Arguing about Technological Change (III)

Arguing about Technological Change (III) Bijker (2009): The development since the 1980s of the sociology of technology known as the SCOT program. Law (1992): The goal of actornetwork theory (ANT), a sociological approach (...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Franz Boas, Technology Transfer, Trans-Cultural Diffusion

Technological Transfers: Challenges and Successes The spread of coffee is an example of successful diffusion in general and technological transfer in particular. The importance of technological traditions: Not just a speci...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Langdon Winner, Technological Determinism, Stirrup

Arguing about Technological Change (II) Technological determinism redux: While works such as Lynn Whites thesis about the stirrup did not bolster the reputation of technological determinism, Langdon Winner tried to explore...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC 3116 Lecture 3: Lect. 3 - Technological Change and Consequences

Technological Change and Consequences Thinking about Globalization: Geopolitical Eras The Eurasian Exchange: From 500 (Persian Empire) to 1850; imperialism (Persia, Rome, China), religion (Buddhism, Christianity, Islam), i...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Scientific Method

th Course 1: September 15, 2015 SOC3116: JF Chapman Introduction to technologies and world and societies First ever university class, finishing his PHD, then he will be a full time professor. Today: Professor presentation ...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Pamela Chapman
SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Neil Postman, Technological Change, Omnipotence

Arguing about Technological Change (I)The early sociology of invention.oWilliam Fielding Ogburn: cultural lag.oAbbitt Payson Usher: A History of Mechanical Inventions (1929).oSeabury Columba Gilfillan: The Sociology of Inv...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: The Columbian Exchange, Even Language, Extinction

General IntroductionWhat is Technology?The nature of technologyoFor Ancient, such as Pliny the Elder, it was a natural human function.oFor use Moderns, it is often seen as a cognitive function.The importance of technologyW...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC3116 Lecture 4: May 14 - lecture 4

May 14, 2015 – Lecture 4 Midterm: Next Thursday  ­ 40 MC questions ­ 90 Minutes ­ Will relate to all material covered to end of Tuesday’s class (Likely only to the end of week 4) ­ Lecture as r...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC3116 Lecture 3: May 12 - lecture 3

May 12, 2015 – Lecture 3  Midterm next Thursday  TA: Julien Brisson – jbris081@uottawa.ca available by appointment Wednesday (May 13 – June 17)  4:30­5:30pm FSS10003 Old Media/New Media: Learning Objectives ­ To hi...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Vacuum, Determinism, Rick Mercer

SOC3116A st Final: Sunday June 21 , 9AM-12PM  MRT 202 + MRT 203 st - MT will be 40 mc  May 21 May 7 th A Critical Approach to Technology & Society ...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Augmented Reality, Determinism, Technological Determinism

SOC3116A - Technologies, World and Society 05-05-2015: Course Introduction Final exam date: Sunday, June 21st, 9-12 at mrt202-203 07-05-2015: A critical approach to technology + society 1) Develop a better appreciati...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Wireless Network, Media Create, Web 2.0

Traditional Media and Contemporary Society Midterm: Oct. 21 st • Not really interested in who said what, more on understanding the ideas on how ICTs affect our social reality. • Public Sphere  civil ...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Social Reality, Old Media, Alternative Media

SOC3116C Lecture 1: Intro Class “If our use of technology is meaningless, empty or full of challenges, it will impact the technology of the future”. Role of technology in society: • All of us are users to technol...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Tonio Sadik
SOC 3116 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Web 2.0, Social Inequality, Collective Intelligence

Chapter 1 - New Media - Intro to New Media Questions to Consider How is communication mediated by technology? It is mediated by New Media(or mediums) which is defined as a combination of computing and information techn...

Sociology
SOC 3116
Stephan Larose

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