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International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course will explore the interrelationship between technology and society. The course will focus on how societal forces shape and are shaped by the meanings, development, spread, and uses of technology. Concepts, perspectives, and arguments from the social sciences and humanities will be studied and applied to analyze connections between society and technology.

Prerequisite(s)

  • BCIT ENGL 1177, or 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above, or 3 credits of a university/college first-year social science or humanities course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$734.36 - $749.60 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are three offerings of LIBS 7007 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 57664

Duration

Mon May 20 - Fri Aug 09 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 57664
  • Domestic fees $734.36
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 20 - Aug 09 N/A N/A Online
Aug 06 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 1710
Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$734.36

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held IN-PERSON on the Burnaby campus in the last week of the course. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor to administer the exam. You are directly responsible for any invigilation fees and related costs. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day).
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 59005

Duration

Mon May 20 - Fri Aug 09 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 59005
  • Domestic fees $734.36
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 20 - Aug 09 N/A N/A Online
Aug 08 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2030
Instructor

Michael Coughlin

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$734.36

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held IN-PERSON on the Burnaby campus in the last week of the course. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor to administer the exam. You are directly responsible for any invigilation fees and related costs. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day).
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 64392

Duration

Mon May 20 - Fri Aug 09 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 64392
  • Domestic fees $734.36
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 20 - Aug 09 N/A N/A Online
Aug 08 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$734.36

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held IN-PERSON on the Burnaby campus in the last week of the course. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor to administer the exam. You are directly responsible for any invigilation fees and related costs. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day).
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2024

Below are two offerings of LIBS 7007 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 34909

Duration

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Dec 13 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 34909
  • Domestic fees $749.60
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Dec 13 N/A N/A Online
Dec 10 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$749.60

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(B)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held IN-PERSON on the Burnaby campus in the last week of the course. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam. You are directly responsible for any invigilation fees and related costs.
Status

CRN 47085

Duration

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Dec 13 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 47085
  • Domestic fees $749.60
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Dec 13 N/A N/A Online
Dec 12 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$749.60

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(B)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held IN-PERSON on the Burnaby campus in the last week of the course. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam. You are directly responsible for any invigilation fees and related costs.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss how the creation, development, meanings, uses, and consequences of technology are shaped by various societal forces including economic, political, cultural, and psychological forces (GA 9)
  • Identify, explain, and apply concepts and frameworks on the study of technology and society from various humanities and social sciences disciplines (GA 9)
  • Critically engage with some of the controversies, paradoxes, and ambiguities in the relationship between technology and society (GA 9, 10, 12)
  • Identify how cultural or societal ways of thinking about gender, race, and social class influence the construction, meanings, and uses of technology in society. (GA 9, 12)
  • Examine technological innovations and their consequences from societal perspectives. (GA 9)
  • Investigate user-technology relationships and representations. (GA 9)
  • Identify issues that arise when surveying technological inventions and discoveries in world history. (GA 9, 12)
  • Articulate how technology functions within diverse knowledge bases, values, and systems in different societies. (GA 9, 12)
  • Discuss worldviews, power relations, and contested constructions of science and technology within and between societies. (GA 9, 10, 12)
  • Examine arguments regarding the transfer and spread of technology within and across societies (GA 9, 12)
  • Pursue inter-disciplinary angles on technology and society in relation to students' areas of study, work, and experience. (GA 9, 12)​

Effective as of Fall 2023

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