DISRUPTION: HISTORY OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY
Credit points: 15
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.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorSarah Midford
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesIn-class assessment preparation tasks, Seminar Activities, Written Assessment and Research Project
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Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Midford
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.50 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Seminar Activities (1000 words equivalent)
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.
Research Project (2000 words equivalent)
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