This research explores how children and youth utilize social media and information and communication technologies (ICTs) focusing on youth from seven countries: Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago. This analysis uses computational techniques including network visualization, sentiment analysis and computational linguistic analysis.
Applied AI for the Non-Specialist Workshop Series
Developed and taught three-part workshop series for staff and researchers from outside technical disciplines focused on how they could use artificial intelligence and other computational tools in their work or research.
Knowledge Mobilization Workshop Series
As part of the NSERC-funded Responsible AI project, coordinated a four-part workshop series on how to share technically complex ideas with non-technical audiences.
INTR 2015 – Social Networks
Students learned how to manage their brand on social media, create an effective strategy, and analyze its efficacy in developing an optimal social media strategy for their industry. They were introduced to various social networks and classified them to understand their roles through lectures, discussions, and case studies.
INTR 1002 – Information Architecture 1
This course taught students the principles of Information Architecture (IA), which focuses on organizing online content for user navigation. It prepared them for developing interactive content in a companion course using scripting languages.
MDST 3610 – Web Design
An intermediate hands-on course on the important elements of web design, considering aesthetics, technical skills, and programming with web design software on a range of operating systems.