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Social Creative Innovation

SIG-6160 Social Creative Innovation Fall semester 10 Weeks: Tuesday 4:00 – 7:00pm (9/19/17, 9/26/17, 10/10/17, 10/24/17, 11/14/17, 11/21/17, 12/12/17) Wednesday 2:00 – 5:00pm (10/18/17, 11/1/17, 11/8/17) Instructor: Maria Halbinger The course SCI will provide tools, techniques, knowledge and frameworks to boost students’ creative, imaginative and innovation potential. The course covers comprehensively the major topics of…

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Leadership and Entrepreneurship II

SIG-6065 Leadership and Entrepreneurship II Spring semester Fridays 12:00-6:00 1/12, 1/19 (v-lab), 2/9, 2/16 (v-lab), 3/16, 4/6, 4/20 Instructor: Karen Proctor Tuesdays 6:00-9:00 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 2/6, 2/20 3/13/, 3/27 Instructor: Jane Englebardt This course is taught in conjunction with SIG-6080, Leadership, as an alternating class over two semesters, with combined learning objectives. The core of…

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Global Guest Lecture Series IV

SIG-6225 Global Guest Lecture Series IV Spring semester Wednesday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructors: Cheryl Heller, Caroline McAndrews This is the second part of a two-semester course. This weekly yearlong lecture course exposes students to the lives and ideas of some of the most important people defining social innovation in the world today. Speakers are curated to inspire new thinking…

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Metrics and Data Visualization II

SIG-6175 Metrics and Data Visualization II Spring semester Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructor: Gabe Schuster This year-long course looks at theory and practice of gathering and visualizing data by integrating the identification of metrics into ongoing student projects and evaluating metrics from case studies in order to understand their strategy. In the fall, the course focuses on…

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Thesis Consultation: Implementation

SIG-6940 Thesis Consultation: Implementation Spring semester Monday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructors: Archie Lee Coates IV, Jeffrey Franklin, Miya Osaki, Benedetta Piantella With the help of thesis advisors, students complete their thesis and develop it into a form ready to be implemented. Presentation of the thesis to the full board of advisors is required; following approval, each student presents their…

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Leadership and Entrepreneurship I

SIG-6060 Leadership and Entrepreneurship I Fall semester Tuesday 6:00 – 9:00 (9/5/17, 9/12/17, 10/3/17, 10/17/17, 10/31/17, 11/7/17, 11/28/17, 12/5/17) Instructor: Jane Englebardt Friday 12:00 – 6:00 (9/15/17, 9/29/17, 10/20/17, 10/27/17, 11/17/17, 12/15/17) Instructor: Karen Proctor The core of the yearlong course is the launch of start-ups in student teams, through which theory and practice on entrepreneurship, leadership,…

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Global Guest Lecture Series III

SIG-6220 Global Guest Lecture Series III Fall semester Wednesday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructors: Cheryl Heller, Caroline McAndrews This weekly yearlong lecture course exposes students to the lives and ideas of some of the most important people defining social innovation in the world today. Speakers are curated to inspire new thinking and dialogue on various opportunities for careers in social…

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Metrics and Data Visualization I

SIG-6170 Metrics and Data Visualization I Fall semester Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructor: Aurelia Moser This yearlong course looks at theory and practice of gathering and visualizing data by integrating the identification of metrics into ongoing student projects and evaluating metrics from case studies in order to understand their strategy. In the fall, the course focuses on…

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Thesis Consultation: Research, Writing, Presentation

SIG-6190 Thesis Consultation: Research, Writing, Presentation Fall semester Monday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructors: Tina Park, Miya Osaki, Archie Lee Coates IV, Jeffrey Franklin, Benedetta Piantella Guided by their faculty advisors, students conduct research to develop a thorough understanding of the context, landscape and challenges of their thesis topic. They design and implement a series of prototypes to test and…

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Creative Writing for Social Designers

SIG-5811 Creative Writing for Social Designers Spring semester Tuesdays 5:00-8:00 3/13/17 – 4/03/17 Instructor: Cheryl Heller The maxim that all change begins with language is true in the visual arts to the same extent that it is anywhere else. Yet social impact designers — who make their professional careers developing initiatives that change lives, often…

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