David Alan Grier teaches a variety of classes that generally deal with the social and persoanal impact of technology. Some are taught through the George Washington University. Some are available on line. All may be adapted to specific audiences.
Policy for Information Technology
This course considers how the information and computing industries deal with governments and how how governments work with these industries. It deals with American issues, European issues, Chinese and Indian Issues and international issues.
It prepares students for two kinds of jobs, jobs in private organizations that have to work governments and government jobs that interact with the technology industries. Graduates of this class work in the U. S. Government, the EU government in Brussels, and for private firms in China, as well as other private organizations.
The course is taught every fall. Anyone may follow the course lectures on line or listen to old lectures at the course website. (taught for George Washington Univ. and other audiences)
The History of the Internet and the Future of Work
Two fundamental issues of our time examined using original documents in the formal of a Great Ideas Socratic Method Course.
Communication for Technology Professionals
A course on how to develop and communicate technical ideas for software and technical professionals. It places special emphasis on preparing papers for IEEE Transactions and Magazines.