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CPSC 490 Student Directed Seminars

Self-directed, collaborative studies, in a group-learning environment, initiated and coordinated by senior undergraduate students with the supervision of a faculty advisor. Course structure, enrolment and delivery methods will comply with the "Handbook for Student Directed Seminars".

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
BlockedCPSC 490 201Seminar2 Tue Thu17:3019:00

Please register in CPSC 490.2W1. Students meeting the requiements to take this course will be moved from the wait list into this section.

BlockedCPSC 490 202Seminar2 Tue Thu15:3017:00
BlockedCPSC 490 203Seminar2 Wed18:3021:30

This section is crosslisted with COMM 490G which is a Student Directed Seminar called "The Ethics and Responsibility of Emerging Technology" open to all Year 3 and 4 undergraduate students. Prerequisites for this course are 6 credits of upper level COMM, CPSC, CPEN, or COGS classes. If you do not satisfy these requirements, please send an email with a statement of interest and relevant classes that you have taken to queiyun.hou@gmail.com. Coures description: As technology evolves, much of the world has yet to keep up. We hear about the Facebook-Cambridge Analytical data scandal and Uber's autonomous car crash, but who is responsible for it, what are the ethics involved, and most importantly, what can we do about it? This course will examine the implications of emerging technology, includ and ~

ing Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Data Mining, Internet of Things, and the roles and responsibility of individuals, businesses, and government. Each week, a different application of technology will be analyzed, with a focus on its ethics and business considerations in order to propose tangible solutions to address these concerns. Learn more at https://mybcom.sauder.ubc.ca/comm490g

BlockedCPSC 490 2W1Waiting List2 Tue Thu17:3019:00

Not all students registering on the wait list will be admitted to the course. Registration in the course is limited to a maximum of 15 students. In late December, the best qualified students from the wait list will be registered into the actual course.

BlockedCPSC 490 2W2Waiting List2 Tue Thu15:3017:00

Not all students registering on the wait list will be admitted to the course. Registration in the course is limited to a maximum of 15 students. In late December, the best qualified students from the wait list will be registered into the actual course.