ELearning / E-Learning – learning that is accomplished over the Internet, a computer network, via CD-ROM, interactive TV, or satellite broadcast. Public interest groups and academic organizations throughout the world are recognizing the importance of STS. Technology-supported instructional design applied to various domains of education; major categories are distance teaching, blended teaching, computer-enhanced classroom teaching, industrial training. However, since it addresses also all fundamental issues of learning, teaching and social organization, educational technology makes use of the full range of modern social science and life sciences methodology.
How is science and technology related to society: The developing world has a long tradition of participatory action research, popular education and community organization joining up to solve some science and technology issues that affect the society.
Rather, what determines if a technology de-humanizes or de-personalizes or objectifies nursing care is not technology in and of itself, but principally how technologies operate in the context of people; which are the significances that are attributed to it; how an individual or a cultural group defines what is human; and what the potential is for the technique to emphasize rational order or efficiency.
Social networking and blogging has opened up a whole new world to people from remote locations, and the reach of the mass media has increased thousandfold. More interesting, however, was the low occurrence of responses that referred to technology as a creation process.
A modern example is the rise of communication technology, which has lessened barriers to human interaction and, as a result, has helped spawn new subcultures; the rise of cyberculture has, at its basis, the development of the Internet and the computer 16 Not all technology enhances culture in a creative way; technology can also help facilitate political oppression and war via tools such as guns.