Academic Catalog

STPS505 KNOWLEDGE, ST IN THE INFO. AGE

Course Code: 8310505
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Science And Technology Policy Studies
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. BRAHM SEMH AKOMAK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course focuses on recent trends, new approaches and main challenges in innovation policy-making, governance, policy implementation and evolution. Topics to be considered include the new concepts on innovation and innovation policy (such as inclusive innovation, third generation innovation policy, public innovation etc.) innovation governance, policy-making cycle, evidence-based policy-making, key methods used for the design of policies and policy measures as well as for evolution of policies and measures. The course further focuses on specific examples from a wide range of countries.