Explore the impact of technologies on human societies and individuals—for good and for ill – in a new course this fall.
CE 275 KZ: Special Topics in Civic Engagement: Innovation is a two-semester course sequence enabling students to create and implement solutions to real-world problems that have social impacts. Act, think and collaborate across disciplines: arts, humanities, social and natural sciences. The 2017-18 focus is on how technologies harm or benefit societies and individuals. Take action to help avoid the pitfalls of technological advances while optimizing their benefits to humanity.
The course will feature opportunities to connect with innovators and entrepreneurs outside of the university setting. Lead faculty are Emily Hill (Computer Science) and Andrew Elliot (Theater and Dance).
Permission of instructors required.