931307 Technology assessment for agriculture

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Kral, Iris , Wagner, Eva , Gronauer, Andreas
Offered in
Wintersemester 2020/21
Languages of instruction


•History and development of Technology Assessment (TA)

•Methods and concepts of TA

•Issues of TA

•Addressees and actors

•Contribution of different scientific disciplines to TA

•Limits of TA

•Technology and sustainable development

•Approaches for the evaluation of agricultural engineering - selected examples

•Development of a short-assessment

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Conveying of methods and perspectives to analyse possible effects of technology applications comprehensively. The conveyed methodological, conceptual knowledge and knowledge on orientation and guidance will build the basis for the autonomous realisation of a short assessment on an actual topic.
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