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HUM 1130 Humanity & the Challenge of Technology

This course examines the role of technology in the modern society. It explores the opportunities and dangers faced by humankind in the evolution of new technologies. It inquires into such questions as whether the human quest for mastery of nature has made us masters or slaves of the machine.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze and describe the humanizing and dehumanizing aspects of modern technology in general and in specific selected cases.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of major technological developments and their effects on humanity.
  • Analyze and evaluate various perspectives on the role of technology through the study of relevant primary and secondary sources.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Humanities
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Mabe
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 26
Section: 501
Open Seats: 26
Section: 501
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 15
Meets: W from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 15
Meets: W from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 100
Face to Face
Centerville Campus
Centerville, Rm 114
Faculty: Sawaya
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Open Seats: 10
Meets: MW from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: C01
Open Seats: 10
Meets: MW from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: C01
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 20, Rm 132
Faculty: Porter
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Department Chair Permission Rqrd
Note: B Term AUT/CAST students
Open Seats: 14
Meets: TTH from 2:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: B00
Open Seats: 14
Meets: TTH from
2:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: B00
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: B Term
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 21
Section: 5B0
Open Seats: 21
Section: 5B0