Expanding Web Science Integration in an ITWS Curriculum

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Citation: Erickson, J.S., Gloria, K., and Hughes, G.N. 2014. Expanding Web Science Integration in an ITWS Curriculum. In Proceedings of Web Science Conference 2014 (June 23-26 2014, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US).

Presented at the Web Science Conference 2014

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Abstract:

Building on Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s continued effort to support a Web Science education, the following presents steps taken to integrate and enhance RPI’s Information Technology and Web Science (ITWS) program. The paper provides examples that showcase the integration of Web Science focused guest lectures and WSRC managed team projects into the ITWS curriculum. It concludes with a review of the outcomes and a discussion of next steps.

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October 15, 2014
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Web Science Research Center (WSRC)
Principal Investigator: Deborah L. McGuinness
Co Investigator: John S. Erickson
Description: Web Science is the study of the World Wide Web and its impact on both society and technology, positioning the Web as an object of scientific study unto itself. Web Science recognizes the Web as a transformational, disruptive technology; its practitioners study the Web, its components, facets and characteristics. Ultimately, Web Science is about understanding the Web and anticipating how it might evolve in the future.

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Web Science
Lead Professor: Jim Hendler, Deborah L. McGuinness
Description: Web Science is the study of the World Wide Web and its impact on both society and technology, positioning the Web as an object of scientific study unto itself. Web Science recognizes the Web as a transformational, disruptive technology; its practitioners study the Web, its components, facets and characteristics. Ultimately, Web Science is about understanding the Web and anticipating how it might evolve in the future.
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