STEM 110 week 2 notes
STEM 110 week 2 notes stem 110
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STEM 110 week 2 notes Chapter 13 The Technologist s Responsibility For the Future of Society Managing amp Assessing the Technology of the Future Formal Technology Management Understand scientific arguments Interpret computergenerated comments Synthesize complex statistical information Understand the dynamics of technological change in the global economy Articulate an understanding of the chronology of events from scientific discovery to technology applications to engineering Informal Technological literacy Formal Technology Assessment The process of making projections about the future state of specific technologies so we can assess and plan for their impacts on societyquot markert amp backer 2010 p 448 Informal ethical concerns and impact Examples of Leading Edge Technologies Neural implants Organic transistors Data mining Digitalrights management DRM Biometrics Robotics and artificial intelligence AI Natural language processing NLP Microphotonics Micro uidics Wireless monitoring Stem cell research A new internet Communicating Information amp Ideas Guidelines For Developing Presentations Communication Considers What we communicate Convey ideas Exchange information Express emotions Goals of communication Inform Persuade Entertain Proportion Should be consistent across titles texts etc unless you re truly emphasizing a point Font size should be clear enough to be able to read from the back of the room Balance Making both sides of the centerline equal in visual weight Proportion balance contrast rhythm and variety Contrast Emphasizes portions of the message through change in font attributes Rhythm Gives message ow amp movement Problem Solving amp ADDIE Problem Solving Introduction Problem solving meets a need Can involve any combo of environment society or individual Decision making skills to make a choice among several possibilities Problem Solving Spiral ON FINAL 1 define the problem clearly 8 begin production inzfmgfig gn redesign as needed 3 think of 7 communlcate the solution alternative solutions 6 evaluate or test 4 choose the best the solution solution 5 make a prototype implement Designing Technological Solutions Analyze Design Develop Implement Evaluate Analyze amp Identify Problems Gather background information List desired goals Draft a problem statement clear amp profound Analyze Is the problem the problem Ask amp find answers through research Synthesize your research amp draft problem amp desired outcome statement Design Alternative Solutions 5 ways 1 Past experience Trial amp error Brainstorming Insight By accident 9195 Design multiple possible solutions Produce alternatively fueled cars Increase public transportation Development of smart growth communities Develop Best Solution Compare solutions amp stated problem List advantages amp disadvantages of each Other considerations Develop Choose optimum solution amp develop it Cost Time to market Usability Sociallegal concerns Existing implementations Products in development phase may be Specification documents Marketing surveys Drawings storyboards Cost analysis research Environmental impact reports Developing Technological Solutions ON FINAL Processes Tools and Machines Tlme Planning Organizing Actuating Controlling Management Implement Put solution into effect Pros amp cons Evaluation How well does solution meet the goal amp what needs to be modified Functional analysis Specification analysis Human factor analysis Market analysis Economic analysis Social analysis Measurable criteria to evaluate success of products decrease reliance on private transportation by 10 over 5 years to mediate effects of it on climate change