CORE-105-S19-schedule


CORE 105-
Future of Technology Policy
Spring 2019

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Schedule of Assignments

Be sure to complete the assigned readings and other material before you come to class to discuss that day’s topic(s).


Weeks 1 and 2 – Welcome to the Future of Technology Policy (here)

Weeks 3 through 8 – Technology Policy Case Studies

Tech-Ins are the group presentations we discussed in class.  Your group of four or five students will prepare readings and/or videos for the class to watch (ten days in advance), and will lead an in-class discussion on the subject.  Each student will be part of two Tech-In groups

Week 3 – Drones and Autonomous Vehicles – for Jan 29 and Feb 1

Week 4 – Energy and the Arctic – for Feb 5 and Feb 8

Week 5 – Tuesday – Cybersecurity – for Feb 12

Week 5 – Friday – Tech-In: Sports/Entertainment and Tech-In: Government

Week 6 – Tues – CRISPR

Week 6 – Fri – Tech-In: Environment and Tech-In: Health

Week 7 – Tues – Education

Week 7 – Fri – Tech-In: Finance and Tech-In: Agriculture – see my notes in email

Week 8 – Tues – Tech-In: Blockchain and Tech-In: IoT

Week 9 – March 12-15: Spring Break

Weeks 11 and 12 – Your Papers:  Papers and Oral Presentations March 29

Weeks 13 and 14 – The Future of Technology Policy
Week 15 – Final Exam

American University Academic Calendar Fall 2018-Summer 2019