Spring 2024

I 320D Topics in Human-Centered Data Science: Open Source Software Development

Unique ID: 27450


03:30 PM - 05:00 PM  SZB 4.508


Practical skills and understandings required to effectively work with open source software and understand the projects that build them. Includes git-based collaboration as well as conceptual understanding of licenses, security, technical and social processes in open source development. Class projects involve working with digital trace data from open source repositories.


a more up-to-date live syllabus can be found on the course GitHub site here: https://howisonlab.github.io/open_source_software_course/current/oss_syllabus.html


Informatics 304 and 310D.


Registration prioritized for undergraduate Informatics majors through registration period 1, with access being extended to Informatics minors beginning in period 2. Outside students will be permitted to join our waitlists beginning with period 3.