Ethics of Technology Course

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Technology continues to profoundly shape how we relate to one another, see the world, and accomplish our goals. As several recent controversies have prompted society to question the wisdom of Silicon Valley and technology firms, this hands-on workshop for teens will investigate the ethics of technology. Students will understand the complexities of contemporary science and technology policies as they relate to ethical theories and applications, as well as personal and societal values

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Learning Outcomes in this course

Is technology neutral or does it have values “built into” it?

How can we anticipate and prevent the negative consequences of technology to design and deploy it more wisely?

Students will understand the complexities of contemporary science and technology policies as they relate to ethical theories and applications, as well as personal and societal values

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