Society, Sustainability and Digital Transformation
José Luís Toivola Câmara Leme
Weekly - 3
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Peter Singer, One world - the ethics of globalization; New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2002.
Manjikian, Mary. Cybersecurity Ethics: an Introduction, Routledge, 2016
Julian Savulescu e Nick Bostrom, Human Enhancement, Oxford University Press, 2009
Mimi Sheller, Mobility Justice. The Politics of Movement in an Age of Extremes. London; Brooklyn, NY: Verso, 2018
The curricular unit is organized into three Modules. For the whole curricular unit the groups consist of 5 or 6 students.
The course consists of four modules. Students assist only one module. The research conducted by the group is presented in the form of a Pecha Kucha. Contact hours: 18h
Building a vision of a sustainable future. Participatory modeling exercise on SDGs in which students develop a causal loop diagram and collect information in autonomous study to substantiate the model and discuss measures. Evaluation: presentation of the works using the causal loop diagram to support the narrative. Contact hours: 9h
The evaluation of this module will be done through the presentation of one poster per group, in a public session. Each poster must include an exercise in systematizing digital technology, the transformation it causes and the future impact, according to the suggested themes. Contact hours: 9h
2. Mobility and Justice
4. Human Enhancement
Sustainability visions and pathways Limits to growth limits and Spaceship Earth; implications of production and consumption patterns, green growth and sustainable degrowth proposals.
Systems Thinking for the SDGs, starting from the driving forces and analyzing its environmental, social and economic implications.
Digital Transformation Module
Address how digital technologies transform the current world and research the digital future, including social aspects. Examples of work, learning, leisure and social organization will be considered.
Programs where the course is taught:
- Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering
- Bachelor in Civil Engineering
- Bachelor in Materials Engineering
- Bachelor in Micro and Nanotechnology Engineering
- Bachelor in Environmental Engineering
- Bachelor in Industrial Engineering and Management
- Bachelor in Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Bachelor in Engineering Physics
- Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering
- Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering
- Bachelor in Chemical and Biological Engineering