Bers describes current research on a pedagogical approach for early childhood computer science education called “Coding as Another Language”.
Podcast: Desmond Upton Patton, “Contextual Analysis of Social Media: The Promise and Challenge of Eliciting Context in Social Media Posts with Natural Language Processing”
Desmond Upton Patton introduces a critical systematic approach for extracting culture, context and nuance in social media data. The Contextual Analysis of Social Media (CASM) approach considers and critiques the gap between inadequacies in natural language processing tools and differences in geographic, cultural, and age-related variance of social media use and communication.
Associate Professor Sasha Costanza-Chock’s new book is “an exploration of how design might be led by marginalized communities, dismantle structural inequality, and advance collective liberation and ecological survival.”
Brazilian undergrads “often do not have opportunities to think entrepreneurially or to apply their technical knowledge while taking into consideration other humanities and social sciences disciplines such as anthropology, media studies, history, geography, and political science.”
MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing
An innovative humanities program that applies critical analysis, collaborative research, and design across media arts, forms, and practices. More about Comparative Media Studies/Writing >