CPSC 601.13 is a graduate course that gives a detailed introduction to Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
|Course content||This course will pursue in detail selected topics in Computer Supported Cooperative Work that is of immediate interest to students and the instructor.|
|Course structure||The course is a combination reading and seminar course. A list of readings, organized by topic, will be provided to students. During class, students will present and discuss the readings and their implications. Students will be expected to take ownership of particular topics, and it will be their responsibility to gather and distribute the readings, and to run the class on that topic.|
|Prerequisites||Students should already be familiar with human computer interaction. This may be through course work (e.g., CPSC 481), through relevant industrial experience, through related cross-disciplinary work (such as human factors). CPSC 681 is recommended. If you are not sure if you are eligible, please contact the instructor.|
participants and their assignments]
This course is oriented towards graduates and professionals who have serious interest in Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Typical students are:
||Possible presentation topics:
See starting points for some literature on several of these topics.
|Expectations||This course has a workload typical of a
graduate course. Students are expected to be up to date with the
readings before class, and to participate fully in all class
discussions and activities. The minimum standard of all evaluation deliverables are
that they be done at a highly professional level. Sloppy or
half-hearted work will not be accepted.
Only students meeting these expectations can expect to pass this course.
|Schedule and Readings||The course runs Fall, 2000. The class will meet
of every week for three hours, from Monday 9-12.
Readings will be provided at least one week before the class.
|The instructor||Saul Greenberg
is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of