COMP_SCI 397, 497: Computing and Socioeconomic Mobility

Quarter Offered

None : 9-10:50 F ; Worsley


This project-based class will explore opportunities to utilize computer science in the service of advancing social and/or economic mobility. Students will work in teams to 1) design experiences that allow people who are homeless or living in poverty to design and interact with technology, 2) create technologies that address one or more needs of someone who is homeless or an organization that serves the homeless, 3) develop computational models (and experiences) that can be used educate people about the levers that impact homeless.

INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Marcelo Worsley