Introduction to Doing Research in Media Arts and Sciences

A woman is giving a presentation in front of a large projector of an image of bacteria.

Bonnie Bassler, molecular biologist, gives a talk at the TED Conference in 2009. (Photo courtesy of jurveston on Flickr. CC-BY)


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Spring 2011



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This course is intended for students pursuing research projects at the Media Laboratory. Topics include Media Lab research areas, documenting research progress, ethical issues in research; patents, copyrights, intellectual property, and giving oral, written, and online presentations of results. A final oral presentation is required. Enrollment limited with preference given to students in the Media Arts and Sciences freshman program.

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V. Bove. MAS.111 Introduction to Doing Research in Media Arts and Sciences. Spring 2011. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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