SCU Students

The Technological Citizen is used in the curriculum of many inter-disciplinary courses at Santa Clara University.  If you are a student using the blog in one of your classes, please read the following:

How do I register in order to leave comments?

In order to leave comments on the blog, you need to register first.  To do so, go to the “Register” box in the sidebar on the right and enter your name and your e-mail.  An e-mail will then be sent to you with your generated password. Click on the link in the e-mail and enter your name and password to log in.  Make sure to check “Remember Me” so that you don’t need to re-enter your information every time you visit the site!

I’m coming to the blog as part of the participation requirement for my class. What do I do?

To find topics related to your coursework, click on the category in the sidebar on the right that most closely relates to the subject matter you are studying.

For example, if you are taking “Science, Ethics and Society” with Professor Nanda, search in “Course: Science, Ethics and Society” for posts featuring the articles assigned from “Making Sense.”  If you are taking “Social and Ethical Dimensions of Biotechnology” with Professor Miller and Professor McLean, search in the “Course: Social and Ethical Issues in Biotech” Category to see posts related to your subject matter.

How do I print out my blog comment for participation credit?

Because the articles are long and have many comments on them, here are some ways to print out your comment response for credit without wasting paper:

-Open the printing settings on your computer and select to print only the page on which your comment appears.

-Alternatively, you can take a screen shot of your comment and print it out from your desktop (on a Mac, select command, shift 4 to drag the box around your text.)

I’m interested in technology and ethics.  How can I get involved in the blog?

The Technological Citizen features posts from guest contributors who want to share a perspective on ethics in technology.  If you’re interested in being a guest blogger, please e-mail TheTechnologicalCitizen@gmail.com.

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