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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 2021
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: 1
Section: 500
Open Seats: 1
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Hatton
Term: Spring 2021
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: 2
Section: 501
Open Seats: 2
Section: 501
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Mabe
Term: Spring 2021
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: 11
Meets: W from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 11
Meets: W from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 100
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 20, Rm 210
Faculty: Porter
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Department Chair Permission Rqrd
Note: CAST
Open Seats: 5
Meets: TTH from 2:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: B00
Open Seats: 5
Meets: TTH from
2:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: B00