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SCY2804 - Work and Technology

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Dr Darryn Snell


Gippsland First semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Singapore First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit is a basic introduction to the concepts, theories and research developed in sociological studies of work and technology. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the fundamental influences work and technology have on societies. The influence of working life and technological development on the social careers of individuals will also be emphasised.


The objectives of the unit are to enable students to:


Assignment (1500 words) : 35%
Assignment (1000 words) : 25%
Examination (2 hours) : 40%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week


SCY1801 or SCY1802 or permission


GSC2204, GSC3204, SCY3804