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CS 598 SFS - Computing & Global Developmnt

Last offered Fall 2023

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in computer science intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

Computing and Global Development is a course that examines the intersection of computing technologies and international development. It explores how computing can be used to address global challenges, such as poverty, inequality, and climate change. The course draws on a variety of academic disciplines, including Information and Communication Technology and Development (ICTD), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Development Sociology, Science and Technology Studies (STS), and political economy. The course also teaches students how to design and evaluate ICT-based interventions for development.

Related Faculty

Computing & Global DevelopmntSFS40106S1141530 - 1645 T R  1304 Siebel Center for Comp Sci Sharifa Sultana