STS Futures Lab

STS Trivial Pursuit: 1

This is one in a series of homemade STS trivial pursuit cards I made to engage undergraduate students in an introductory STS course. I bought a used Trivial Pursuit game for a few dollars, and then had to explain to most of my students how the game worked, but it was fun.Read more

Connecting Critical Participation and Critical Pedagogy

As described in our NSF proposal , frameworks that inform our thinking about STS as critical pedagogy include critical participation and critical pedagogy. How can we create learning environments that support students’...Read more

Co-Imagining Futures Methodology

In the Co-Imagining Futures research project, our process evolves with each iteration, but generally we proceed as follows:

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Visualizing and Engaging With STS Concepts

Philosophy of science diagram
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Philosophy of science diagram

Philosophy of Science Diagram

This diagram illustrates the relationship between some basic concepts in the (traditional) philosophy of science.

Governance of Science and Technology diagram

Governance of Science and Technology Diagram

This diagram illustrates the relationship between some basic concepts in the governance of science and technology.

Philosophy of science card showing Ludwig Fleck

Philosophy of Science Card: Fleck

This is one in a series of Philosophy of Science cards that I have used in discussion activities in class to help students engage with some philosophers of science and related concepts.

Philosophy of science card showing Thomas Kuhn

Philosophy of Science Card: Kuhn

This is one in a series of Philosophy of Science cards that I have used in discussion activities in class to help students engage with some philosophers of science and related concepts.

Scenario Workshop: Glowing Dogs

This class activity can be adapted with different cut-from-the-news topics, and is designed to introduced students to some basics of scenario analysis, design fiction, and ethical reasoning.Read more

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