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 / Presentations / Topic reports 1 due

March 20: Topic presentations 1

March 22: Data and Dating March 27: Student Presentations

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 due April 17: Student presentations

April 19: Careers in Tech / Presentations

April 24: Student presentations

April 26: Topic presentations 2