Course: Man and Technology

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Course title Man and Technology
Course code KKS/9CT
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Vaněk Václav, Doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
The course focuses on the following areas: relationship between man and technical systems; significant turning points in the development of engineering; importance of technology for the development of human civilization as well as of each individual; levels of human knowledge; dependence of man on technical systems; links and interaction between technical development and man's humanization; survey of the fundamental technical fields and typical technical systems including their purposes, characteristic functions and parts; history of technology as a source of knowledge, experience and inspiration; present state and trends in technical development.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
General secondary education knowledge from the area of the history of the technology.
learning outcomes
Students after completion of the course receive: - An overview of the evolution of technology in the world - An overview of the evolution of technology in the Czech Lands - An overview of the current level of technology - An overview of future developments in the field of technology
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
assessment methods
Test
Recommended literature
  • Hlušičková, Hana. Technické památky v Čechách, na Moravě a ve Slezsku. I. díl, A-G. Vyd. 1. Praha : Libri, 2001. ISBN 80-7277-043-8.
  • Hlušičková, Hana. Technické památky v Čechách, na Moravě a ve Slezsku. II. díl, H-O. Vyd. 1. Praha : Libri, 2002. ISBN 80-7277-044-6.
  • Hlušičková, Hana. Technické památky v Čechách, na Moravě a ve Slezsku. III. díl, P-S. 1. vyd. Praha : Libri, 2003. ISBN 80-7277-045-4.
  • Hlušičková, Hana. Technické památky v Čechách, na Moravě a ve Slezsku. IV. díl, Š-Ž, slovníky, dodatky. 1. vyd. Praha : Libri, 2004. ISBN 80-7277-160-4.
  • Wessely, E., Šeminský, J. Dějina a vývoj techniky. ELFA, Košice, 2000.
  • Zeithammer, Karel. Vývoj techniky. 1. vyd. Praha : ČVUT, 1994. ISBN 80-01-01122-4.


Study plans that include the course
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