Social Computing
University of California, San Diego
Coursera
list 3 séquences
assignment Niveau : Introductif
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Les infos clés

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En résumé

People are social creatures and the modern Internet reflects that. Technology has made collaboration at a distance possible in new ways that present their own set of challenges. This course will introduce you to the major challenges and opportunities for creating online communities. What does the future hold? Learn how social computing can create collaboration experiences that go beyond what’s possible face to face.

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Le programme

  • Week 1 - Connecting People through Technology
    When you think of social media, you might think of a popular social network, like Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. These are indeed powerful, but the universe of social media is much larger. Both online and off, most everything we do has a social component that...
  • Week 2 - Challenges & Opportunities of Collaboration Online
    In our always-on, pervasively connected world, it can seem as if space and distance don’t matter anymore. Indeed, more and more organizations are outsourcing work around the globe and/or opening satellite locations. But being instantly reachable from anywhere ...
  • Week 3 - Crowdsourcing
    It can’t possibly work, can it? Slice up challenging problems into tiny pieces, distribute them to people all over the planet, and then gather their responses to piece together a solution. In this module, you’ll learn both the possibilities and limits of crowd...
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Les intervenants

Scott Klemmer
Professor
Cognitive Science & Computer Science

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Le concepteur

UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory.
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La plateforme

Coursera est une entreprise numérique proposant des formations en ligne ouverte à tous fondée par les professeurs d'informatique Andrew Ng et Daphne Koller de l'université Stanford, située à Mountain View, Californie.

Ce qui la différencie le plus des autres plateformes MOOC, c'est qu'elle travaille qu'avec les meilleures universités et organisations mondiales et diffuse leurs contenus sur le web.

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Le meilleur avis

Everything about the course is great - the concepts, the presentation of the concepts, the assignments and even the quiz.

le 26 octobre 2017
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le 5 mars 2018
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The topic was interesting enough, but I actually don't feel like I learned much in this course compared to the previous two courses, especially from the assignments. The assignments don't teach or require any hands-on skill, but are mostly theoretical/analytical and not in a way that's particularly enlightening. The section on crowdsourcing is too long for the general message that's extracted in the end (ie, the interview with the Mturker was a waste of time and easily could've been reduced to less than 5 minutes with the same info). My 3-star review is a bit generous, but I rounded up because the course is essentially free.

le 8 février 2018
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I didn't find the course material particularly stimulating or challenging. I'm interested in the practical side of interaction design for the enterprise, and am not designing another social startup.I grew up using social networks and this course seems better aimed at people who have less exposure to that aspect of the internet/technology.

le 5 décembre 2017
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The problem with this course:1.assignment instructions given unclearly it was a bit misleading -often difficult to understand what we have to do exectly. 2.the assignments shoud be checked by professionals with clear instructios, so you can understand feedback and have a better idea about possible outcomes and mistakes.3.must be more structured form of teaching with multiple examples -there is not enough examples.

le 26 octobre 2017
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Everything about the course is great - the concepts, the presentation of the concepts, the assignments and even the quiz.

le 19 septembre 2017
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This course will make you work and think more. Some assignment will be one whereas others will take a good amount of time. Make sure you go through the video couple times or take notes while the instructor is explaining.