CS 294-78: Special topics on Technologies for Education and Learning at Large Scale
Spring, 2012

DateSyllabusReading/Guest LecturerNote
Jan 20 Introduction and state-of-the-art online education effort
Guest Lecturer: David Attwood

Slides [pdf]

Additional materials:

Jan 27 Game-based learning
Guest Lecturer: Ben Sand

Project groups formed
Feb 03 Platform technologies
Guest Lecturer: Jack Kang (Director, Application Processor Business Unit, Marvell)

Recording: [AVI]

Slides: [PDF]

Project Requirements: [pdf]

Feb 10 Areas where technologies can help education
Guest Lecturer: Dan Garcia

Project proposal due
Feb 17 Sensor monitoring technologies for education
Guest Lecturer: Ralf Biedert

Feb 24 Machine learning techniques for education
Guest Lecturer: Laurent El Ghaoui

Title: Sparse Machine Learning for Large-Scale Text Analytics and Applications

Education of a model student

Mar 02 Online education platform
Guest Lecturer: Philip Soffer

Mar 09 Psychology, economics
Guest Lecturer: Marti Hearst

Title: What Can Behavioral Psychology Tell Us About the Future of Learning?

Mar 16 Social and crowd sourcing technologies for education
Guest Lecturer: Howard Rheingold
Guest Lecturer: Charles Reiss
Guest Lecturer: Professor W. Kahan.

Mar 23 Psychology of technology-enhanced learning
Guest Lecturer: Nathaniel Titterton

Project milestone (Now due Apr 2nd)
Mar 30 Spring Break: No Lecture
Apr 06 Interactive learning systems
Guest Lecturer: Bret Victor

Apr 13 Massively Adaptive Education
Guest Lecturer: George Davis

Apr 20 Communitysourcing: Engaging Local Crowds to Perform Expert Work Via Physical Kiosks
Guest Lecturer: Tapan Parikh, Kurtis Heimerl, Sarah van Wart

Apr 27 Udemy
Guest Lecturer: Gagan Biyani, Co-founder of Udemy

May 02 (Wedn) 1:00pm-3:00pm
(SODA 320)
Project Showcase