2 Classes (24 Units)

18.434 (12), 21W.777 (12)

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18.434 Seminar in Theoretical Computer Science

Class Info

Topics vary from year to year. Students present and discuss the subject matter. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication provided. Enrollment limited.

This class has 18.410 as a prerequisite.

18.434 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by Y. K. Deshpande.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 2-151.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a CI-M.

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21W.777 Science Writing in Contemporary Society

Class Info

Drawing in part from their own interests and ideas, students write about science within various cultural contexts using an array of literary and reportorial tools. Studies the work of contemporary science writers, such as David Quammen and Atul Gawande, and examines the ways in which science and technology are treated in media and popular culture. Discussions focus on students' writing and address topics such as false equivalency, covering controversy, and the attenuation of initial observations. Emphasizes long-form narratives; also looks at blogs, social media, and other modes of communication. Not a technical writing class.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.777 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by K. Boiko.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-144.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-M.

You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+21W.777&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 21W.777 Stellar site.

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