19.654 Work, Technology and Training

Work, Technology and Training

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3614
Status Active

This course examines the broader issues of the impact of technology on the work environment and on workers. Topics include technology and craft work, Taylorism and the development of mass production methods, labor in the "factory of the future", skill-based automation, shop floor programming, and other issues in technology policy. The course is offered in collaboration with the Department of Regional Economic and Social Development as 57.503.