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America in Transition: Post Industrialism and the Scientific and Telecommunication Revolution

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We've come a long way, baby! But how far can or should we go? Has modern technology freed or enslaved us? Explore the impact of rapid technological advances on the social/cultural fiber of American society, post WWII to the present. Topics include jets, space, drones, nuclear energy and weapons, the Human Genome Project, Dolly the sheep, the internet,, post-modern art and pixels, cell/smart phones,TV, CDs, DVDs, PCs, hybrid and electric cars, GMOs and moral and philosophical dilemmas created by rapid technological advances.

Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

School of Education

Lynda Dunnigan 



Please read:  Reading: Suggested: Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology by Neil Postman



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/29/2020 - 3/4/2020 Weekly - Wed 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Williamsburg, School of Education  Map Lynda Dunnigan