STS.477 Writing: Science, Technology, and Society


Class Info

Examination of different "voices" used to consider issues of scientific, technological, and social concern. Students write frequently and choose among a variety of non-fiction forms: historical writing, social analysis, political criticism, and policy reports. Instruction in expressing ideas clearly and in organizing a thesis-length work. Reading and writing on three case studies drawn from the history of science; the cultural study of technology and science; and policy issues.

This class has 21H.991J as a prerequisite.

STS.477 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by K. Manning.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Tuesdays in 16-220.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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