ATLS 5230 - Case Studies in Information and Communication Technology for Development
Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
Serves as foundation course for MS-ICTD program. Students will evaluate case studies across a range of technologies and applications. Students will learn how to match available technologies to human and environmental needs and resources, be introduced to the seminal work and leaders in the field, and discuss the future of ICTD as an emerging area of academic focus. Same as ATLS 4230.
ATLS 6910 - Information and Communication Technology for Development Practicum
Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
This practicum allows MS-ICTD students to synthesize what they have learned and test their readiness for a career in ICTD. Practicum assignments are arranged under the supervision of the MS-ICTD Program Director and involve work with a non-governmental organization, development agency or technology/policy entity. Successful completion is required for graduation from the MS-ICTD Program.
TLEN 5230 - Spectrum Management and Policy
Studies how spectrum policy is developed and implemented. A general framework is developed for understanding telecommunications law and regulatory objectives. Specifically analyzes international and domestic dimensions of spectrum policy. Considers how economics, administrative processes and innovative technologies affects management of the spectrum. Formerly TLEN 5230.