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Michael Kucher
T HIST 487
Tacoma Campus

Technology in the Modern World

Examines social, cultural, and historical studies of the role of technology in the modern world. Themes include the unintended consequences of new technologies; the relationship between technology and the environment; production and consumption; and technology's role in forming divisions along lines of race, class, and gender.

Class description

This year we will examine cooking as a technology. The Syllabus is posted on Catalyst (as of 9/17/2013)

Student learning goals



create annotated bibliography

compose a literature review

become better historical thinkers

General method of instruction

mostly based on quality of writing

Recommended preparation

knowledge of American History useful.

Class assignments and grading

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.
Last Update by Michael Kucher
Date: 09/24/2013