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Philip L Bereano
T C 425
Seattle Campus

Technology Assessment

In-depth analysis of the concept, practice, and methods of technology assessment (policy analysis that concentrates on social consequences of technological development): social, political, economic, and environmental impacts of new technologies; options for channeling these developments; and relevant decision-making institutions and processes. Offered: W.

Class description

In-depth analysis of the concept, practice, and methods of technology assessment (policy analysis that concentrates on social consequences of technological development): social, political, economic, and environmental impacts of new technologies; options for channeling these developments; and relevant decision-making institutions and processes.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Some prior work in the area of "technology and society" would be useful.

Class assignments and grading

Class participation, take home project.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Katherine C. Long
Date: 04/01/1999