National Science Foundation
Foundations of the Future
Vermont State Colleges and Technical Centers
Module Societal: Societal Issues. (2 cr)
This module looks at social, legal, and political aspects of information technology.
The learner is expected to have the following preparation:
This module should be done during the last third of a degree program
Partnership courses satisfying this module: none
This module, while intended for the last third of a program, may also be taken by persons of other majors without prerequisite.
The module maps is intended for persons who have not had a course in which the main focus was on the impacts of technology on society, the law, and politics
To demonstrate knowledge and competence in the module, the learner will:
pass a multiple choice test covering the notions, rules, exceptions, and typical uses of the new material at a 85% level
Written research papers on current social issues after agreement of the instructor
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