ERIC Number: ED031664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
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Technological Change and Human Dignity. A Study in Human Values.
Goldberg, Maxwell H.; Kochanek, Patricia
The purpose of this text of questions and readings and of the project CCLE-IBM Humanities Project on Technological Change from which it emerged, is to aid the participant-reader become habituated to coping with a complex environment by actively responding to technological change in a way that enhances his own sense of personal and human dignity. The volume consists of seven issue-oriented sections which includes a master question and specific thought questions in response to suggested readings. The areas dealt with include: technological values in relation to traditional values about human dignity; the scope, nature, and direction of change; patterns of work and employment; the new leisure; the problems posed by affluence; holistic approaches; the responsibility for and control of technology; communications problems; education in a technological age; and the humanities in a technological age. (dm)
Descriptors: Automation, Communication (Thought Transfer), Education, Employment Patterns, Human Dignity, Humanities, Leisure Time, Reading Materials, Responsibility, Social Change, Values
Pennsylvania State University, Center for Continuing Liberal Education, University Park, Pa. 16802.
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Center for Continuing Liberal Education.