The last half of the course, starting with class 9, was conducted online because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- AW = Prof. Anne E. White
- MS = Prof. Michael Short
- MD = Dr. Marina Dang
|1||First Day of Class||AW, MS, MD|
|3||Introduction to Op-Eds||Communication Lab Staff|
|4||Discussion of Op-Ed Topic in Class||MD||Choice of topic of Op-Ed is due. Please bring a copy of your topic to class along with a few bullet points to describe your choice. Be prepared to discuss with other students and instructors.|
|5||How to Prepare Technical Note||AW||An example of a technical note is provided.|
|6||Peer Review of Technical Note||AW & MD|
||Prof. Jennifer Light and Prof. David Kaiser||
Jennifer Light, Professor of Science, Technology, and Society (STS), Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Professor of Urban Studies and Planning
David Kaiser, Professor of the History of Science in MIT's Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Professor of Physics, and Associate Dean for Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing (SERC) in MIT's Schwarzman College of Computing.
|8||How to Prepare Op-Ed||MD|
Catch up with Each Other
How to Prepare an Op-Ed
|MD and Communcations Fellows||First remote class.|
|10||How to Prepare an Op-Ed (cont.)||MD and Communcations Fellows|
|11||Peer Review of Op-Ed||AW & MD||
Draft of technical note is due.
|12||Students Work on Op-Ed and Technical Note in Class Meeting||Facilitated discussions||Be prepared to discuss with other students and instructors.|
|13||Students Work on Op-Ed and Technical Note in Class Meeting||Facilitated discussions||Be prepared to discuss with other students and instructors.|
|14||Last Day of Class: Feedback, Discussions
Optional: Student Presentations of Op-Ed
|Facilitated discussions||Final Op-Ed with technical note is due today.|