Class Description

Spring 2021

INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science : Peer Production

Unique ID: 28405 James Howison
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

Exploration of peer production the open collaborations that produce things like open source software and Wikipedia. Distinguishing peer production from different kinds of online collaborations such as crowdsourcing, citizen science, question and answer sites, and mere sharing of code.

COURSE NOTES

Fall 2020 syllabus is here: https://jameshowison.github.io/peer_production_course/pp_syllabus.html

PREREQUISITES

Graduate standing.

SCHEDULE NOTES

Synchronous online class meetings with additional asynchronous online coursework to be arranged.

RESTRICTIONS

iSchool students prioritized during earlier registration periods. Additional seats may become available for outside students in a later period.