CS4900 Technology and Transformation I

CS4900/4901 is a two-quarter course that supports students in the selection of thesis topics with potential for transformation. The thesis process is a microcosm of transformation processes. Topics include: meaning of transformation and innovation, innovation process, skills of innovation, election of thesis topic, design of an effective thesis document, organizing an effective writing process. Frequent faculty guest speakers will discuss different research areas and current problems under study. The emphasis in the first quarter is on the range of possible research and in the second on the transformation process as it applies to thesis. Includes weekly readings and exercises. Prerequisites: None.

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  • Winter
  • Summer