21W.780 Communicating in Technical Organizations

As taught in: Spring 2006

A cell phone keypad illuminated in the dark.

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




Prof. Edward Barrett

Frank Bentley

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.