Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024

     

DSCI 305 002 (CRN: 22036)

DATA, ETHICS, AND SOCIETY

Long Title: DATA, ETHICS, AND SOCIETY
Department: Data Science
Instructor: Kalinowski, Brenton
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR SEW 307 (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group II
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 40
Section Enrolled: 38
Enrollment data as of: 23-FEB-2024 9:52PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: An examination of the ethical implications and societal impacts of choices made by data science professionals. The course will provide practical guidance on evaluating ethical concerns, identifying the potential for harm, and applying best practices to protect privacy, design responsible algorithms, and increase the societal benefit of data science research.