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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
Virtual Learning
Online Learning with Meeting Times
Online
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets online during scheduled days and times, with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet online. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 21
Meets: MW from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 21
Meets: MW from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 100
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 14
Section: 500
Open Seats: 14
Section: 500
Face to Face
Courseview Campus Center (Mason)
Mason Bldg A, Rm 105B
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 21
Meets: MW from 7:30PM to 8:45PM
Section: MN1
Open Seats: 21
Meets: MW from
7:30PM to 8:45PM
Section: MN1
Face to Face
Huber Heights Learning Center
Huber Heights, Rm 112
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 16
Meets: TTH from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: H21
Open Seats: 16
Meets: TTH from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: H21
Blended Learning
Centerville Campus
Centerville, Rm 111
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 13
Meets: W from 8:00AM to 9:15AM
Section: CY1
Open Seats: 13
Meets: W from
8:00AM to 9:15AM
Section: CY1
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 20, Rm 132
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Department Chair Permission Rqrd
Note: Honda PACT
Open Seats: 1
Meets: WTH from 1:30PM to 4:10PM
Section: B01
Open Seats: 1
Meets: WTH from
1:30PM to 4:10PM
Section: B01
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 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. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: B Term
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 26
Section: 5B0
Open Seats: 26
Section: 5B0