15 234J - Scalable Civic Action

Description
Prereq: None. Project-based subject in which students deploy research-based civic, political and organizational engagement tools and analyze their impact and effectiveness. Sample application areas include addressing voter suppression, voter mobilization, and civic group organization. Addresses topics such as randomized controlled testing methods, political campaign techniques, behavioral optimization, and assessment metrics. Students form teams and perform real-world interventions using systems under development in the Media Lab. Open to undergraduates with permission of instructor.
Credits
6
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Fall 2019
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