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851-0549-11L  Advanced Course History of Technology

SemesterSpring Semester 2016
LecturersD. Gugerli
Periodicityyearly recurring course
CourseDoes not take place this semester.
Language of instructionGerman

Catalogue data

AbstractThis course deals with the patterns and forms of surveillance in late modernity (police, population registers, human resource departments, customer programs, monitoring, market analysis, social media).
ObjectiveIn a blended learning environment (7 classes, 5 online lessons), participants are learning how to deal with theoretical concepts and archival reality checks (both digital and analogue) and are writing a scientific contribution to the history of technology of the knowledge society.
Lecture notesA detailed program and course materials will be made available during the semester on
Prerequisites / NoticeWe recommend the course for students who have participated in the history of technology WebClass.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersD. Gugerli, H. Mangold
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

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851-0549-11 SAufbaukurs Technikgeschichte
Does not take place this semester.
2 hrsD. Gugerli


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Offered in

Doctoral Department of Humanities, Social and Political SciencesDoctoral and Post-Doctoral CoursesWInformation
GESS Compulsory Elective CourseHistoryWInformation
History and Philosophy of Knowledge MasterSeminarsWInformation