21W.780 Communicating in Technical Organizations

Spring 2006

A cell phone keypad illuminated in the dark.
A cell phone keypad illuminated in the dark. (Photo courtesy of Francisco Javier Morales.)

Course Highlights

This course features detailed descriptions of the assignments and several related resources provided to students in the course.

Course Description

This class offers students an opportunity to experiment with various forms and practices of cellphone communication and, most importantly, to propose and develop a semester-long project using advanced A780 cellphones donated by Motorola along with access to J2ME™ source code for programming cellphone applications. Class size is limited. Students in small collaborative groups will propose, implement and report on a semester-long project.
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Prof. Edward Barrett

Frank Bentley

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
3 hours / session