CSCI 6370 / CSCI 4370 / ITWS 6970 / ITWS 4960: Data and Society

Instructor: Professor Francine Berman, bermaf_at_rpi.edu
Time: Spring Semester 2019, Fridays: 9:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Office Hours: Fridays: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. or by appointment, AE 218
Course Syllabus

COURSE ELIGIBILITY

COURSE DESCRIPTION

January 11: Class Intro and Syllabus / Presentation template January 18: Big Data 1 / Presentations / Group topic project description January 23: Student Presentations January 25: Big Data 2 / Presentations / Op-Ed Instructions February 1: Data and Science / Presentations February 8: Data stewardship and preservation / Presentations / Group topics due February 15: Internet of Things February 20: Student Presentations February 22: Data and Privacy 1 / Presentations / Op-Ed Drafts due March 1: Data and Privacy 2 / Presentations / Briefing Instructions March 13: Student Presentations March 15: Data and Entertainment -- Guest Speaker: Andy Maltz, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences / Presentations / Topic reports 1 due March 20: Topic presentations 1 March 22: Data and Dating March 27: NO CLASS

March 29: Digital rights 1 / Op-ed Finals due April 5: Digital rights 2 / Briefings due April 10: Student presentations April 12: Data and Ethics / Presentations / Topic reports 2 and 3 due April 17: Topic Presentations 2 April 19: Careers in Tech [Kathy Pham] / Presentations April 24: Student presentations
April 26: Topic presentations 3