Topics in Introductory Programming: Social Inquiry

Professor: Sorelle Friedler, Spring 2017


Social Inquiry Labs


Class Google Calendar

How to write documentation (pdf)

About this course

Topics in Introductory Programming: Social Inquiry is designed to give an introduction to programming with a focus on data analysis and ethical considerations for social inquiry. Future versions of this course will include focuses on data anaylsis and ethical considerations in the contexts of bioinformatics and cheminformatics applications.

If you are a professor who would like to use these course materials, contribute to them, or have access to further private materials (e.g., the pptx version of the slides or the labs key) please contact Sorelle Friedler.

This course was developed with the support of the Data & Society Research Institute and the following thoughtful folks helped directly with its development:

  • Solon Barocas, Microsoft Research

  • danah boyd, Data & Society and Microsoft Research

  • Anika Collier Navaroli, Color of Change

  • Fernando Diaz, Microsoft Research

  • John Dougherty (JD), Haverford College

  • Colleen Lewis, Harvey Mudd College

  • Arvind Narayanan, Princeton University

  • Leigh Ann Sudol-DeLyser, CSNYC

Many thanks to all!