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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): Do They Work? Dan Grossman, who is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington, shared his recent experiences with MOOCs as an instructor working to reach a broad audience with a challenging elite university course. For a full video of his Sept. 9 ATLAS Speaker Series presentation, click here.

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The Split Wild – opera world premiere: The Split Wild, a world premiere of a contemporary opera, tells a story of the intricacies of love and expectation through animal characters Bobcat, Sea Otter, Bear, Rabbit and Orca. The opera was created by Julie Rooney of CU-Boulder and composed by Jonathan Sokol of Baldwin-Wallace University’s Conservatory of Music in Cleveland. Free and open to the public.
7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 & 26, downstairs ATLAS Black Box Theater

ATLAS Speaker Series - Data Science: Art and Craft Hilary Mason, who studied computer science and algorithms at Brown and wrote a book on machine learning, is the chief scientist at Bitly. She will talk about big data, what Bitly is doing, and why it is important. Free and open to the public. The ATLAS Speaker Series is made possible by a generous donation by Idit Harel Caperton and Anat Harel
4-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, Cofrin Auditorium, ATLAS 100

October 2013

Photo: Wolfgang Volz © 2011 Christo

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Two Works in Progress: Over the River, Project for the Arkansas River, Colorado, and The Mastaba, Project for the United Arab Emirates -- Oct. 17 presentation at CU

Christo, an internationally renowned artist, will discuss "Over the River," which is a monumental artwork that involves suspending fabric panels above the Arkansas River between Salida and Cañon City in south-central Colorado, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Glenn Miller Ballroom in the University Memorial Center at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Christo's lecture, which is free and open to the public, is supported by the CU ATLAS Institute's Speaker Series, the Department of Art & Art History Visiting Artist Program, the Center of the American West and the CU Art Museum.
For more information, click here.

ATLAS Speaker Series: Idit Harel Caperton on education technology today

Idit Harel Caperton discussed educational technology ideas such as Constructionist MOOCs, Schools-in-the-Cloud and how to design scalable technologies that can disrupt school systems to support innovation-ready citizens during an ATLAS Speaker Series presentation on Sept. 30.
Caperton is a pioneer in new media technology for learning. One of the first MIT Media Lab Ph.D.s, she is founder and CEO of MaMaMedia, the World Wide Workshop and As an ATLAS board member, she has helped shape its programs and works closely with the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) to inspire and bring more girls into computing and tech innovation. She also is the founding funder of the ATLAS Speaker Series.

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The ATLAS Institute (The Alliance for Technology, Learning and Society), established in 1997 at CU-Boulder, is a campus-wide entrepreneurial catalyst and incubator for innovative interdisciplinary research and creative, educational outreach programs, made possible by information and communications technology.

ATLAS programs:
- Technology, Media and Society Ph.D.
- Master of Science in Information and Communication Technology for Development
- Technology, Arts and Media (TAM) minor and certificate programs
- BDW advanced digital communications and design programs
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