Schedule for HCC1, Fall 2016

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CS 6451: HCC1
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Week 1:

8/23: No Class (Mark is at ACM Education Council Meeting.)

8/25: Introduction

Week 2:

8/30:

9/1:

Week 3:

9/6: Social Shaping of Technology (Guest teacher: Betsy DiSalvo)

9/8: (Guest teacher: Amy Bruckman)

Week 4:

9/13: Politics and Technology; Category Theory

9/15:

Week 5:

9/20: Culture
Assignment: First mini-project due

9/22:

Week 6:

9/27: Distributed Cognition

9/29:

Week 7:

10/4: Activity Theory

10/6:

Week 8:

10/11: Fall Break

10/13: Learning

Week 9:

10/18: Artificial Intelligence

10/20:
- Goffman, E. (1956). Introduction and Chapter 1 from The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. New York: Doubleday. (On T-Square.)
- Assignment due Part 1: first elevator pitch of research idea
- Be prepared to do your elevator pitch in-class.
- Sign up on the Wiki in T-Square
- Tips on Giving a Great Elevator Speech

Week 10:

10/25: The Social
Assignment: Second Mini-Project Due

10/27:

Week 11:

11/1: Legitimate Peripheral Participation

11/3:

Week 12:

11/8: Election Day! (We still have class.)
What Makes Good Research?

11/10: What makes Good HCC Research?

Week 13:

11/15: Ubiquitous Computing

11/17:

Week 14:

11/22: Policy: Privacy and Education

11/24: Thanksgiving!

Week 15:
11/29: Discussion of Research Proposals
Assignment: Third mini-project due
Assignment: Discussion of Research Proposals

 Sign up for a Slot on the Wiki in T-Square

12/1: Discussion of Research Proposals

 Sign up for a Slot on the Wiki in T-Square

Week 16

12/6: Last Day of Class!
Unless something comes up, we’ll cancel this class.