Technological Determinism

Technological determinism is a phrase that describes how technology influences human evolution: how who we are is determined by the tools we invent and use. I’d like you to start using it to understand why the world is what it is today.

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Click the image below for a really good introduction to this term.

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REMEMBER, we must be revising all the time. To do this we should go through our notes every day by re-reading, annotating and discussing with others.

With this in mind, consider the following questions for your Case Study:

  • What are the consequences of Technological Determinism for your exam research/case study?

  • How does Technological Determinism define society?

  • Refer Technological Determinism to at least TWO different type of media for your research

FOR AS ONLY:

  • Apply Technological Determinism to the Music Industry. How has it shaped the way in which audiences consume music and how music is produced by the industry?  

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Author: richeno

I teach Media, Film, Video Games, Photography and Drama at college level in the UK. I'm really into education technologies and creativity. I'm on Instagram.

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