IDS.411 Concepts and Research in Technology and Policy


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Focusing on technology and policy, explores the nature of engineering knowledge (as distinct from scientific knowledge), as well as the role of engineering systems in framing of problems. Considers implications of these concepts in the framing of research questions. Exercises aim to prepare students to apply these concepts in the framing of their thesis research. Preference to first-year students in the Technology and Policy Program.

This class has IDS.412 as a prerequisite.

IDS.411 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by F. Field.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Wednesdays in 56-114.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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