When Machines Decide: The Promise and Peril of Living in a Data-Driven Society: Learning Objectives
Honors 3700-002, Fall, 2016-Spring 2017 Thursdays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm MHC 1205
Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, you will have:
- Gained an in-depth understanding of the substantive legal, policy and ethical dimensions of big data, predictive analytics, machine learning and automated decision-making and related technologies through exposure to a variety of sources of information and diverse perspectives.
- Established a collaborative, self-directed, group oriented learning experience in a conducive environment.
- Developed critical and reflective thinking skills that apply the substantive knowledge gained to the world around you and in new settings and to new issues.
- Conceived, designed and implemented a team project that addresses a contemporary issue in our data driven society which will have educational value and/or social utility beyond the course.
- Developed organizational, communication, decision-making and other interpersonal skills necessary to identify, set and accomplish a group objective or goal.
- Improved your scholarly research, speaking and presentation skills.
- Produced tangible work product that evidences intellectual rigor and practical competence that may useful in pursuing future employment or further education.