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Spring 2021: Science and Technology in Social and Global Context — STS 2500

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Spring 2021: Science and Technology in Social and Global Context — STS 2500

Students must have taken STS 1500 or an equivalent STS course.

4 sections: *each focuses on a different topic with different instructors
02/01/2021 - 05/06/2021

STS 2500-001 Leadership in Context
WHEN: Tuesdays 3:30pm - 6:00pm
FORMAT: online 

Instructor: Milton Whitfield (mbw3bf@virginia.edu


STS 2500 - 002 Telling the Story of Sci & Engn: Making Doc Video
WHEN: Mondays, Wednesdays 2:00pm - 3:15pm
FORMAT: in-person (Thornton Hall E303)

Instructor: Maya Drake (mel2j@virginia.edu)


STS 2500 - 003 Data and Diversity
WHEN: Tuesdays, Thursdays 9:30am - 10:45am
FORMAT: online
 
Instructor: Jason Jones (jsj6y@virginia.edu)

STS 2500 - 004 The Global Context of Clean Energy Materials
WHEN: Tuesdays, Thursdays 3:30pm - 4:45pm
FORMAT: online

Instructor: James Groves (jfg6e@virginia.edu)



General course description:
This course invites students to explore the implications of STS core concepts within a specific topical or disciplinary area, drawing out the implications of STS 1500 in depth. The course explores the social and global context of engineering, science and technology. Although writing and speaking skills are emphasized, more attention is given to course content and the students' analytical abilities.

3 Credits