This course is structured around five projects leading up to a final project.

  1. Being A Crowd Worker (due Monday, 9/11)

In this assignment, you’ll learn what it’s like to be a crowd worker by working as one, investigate alternative crowdsourcing platforms, and report back to the class on your experiences.

2. Programmatically Calling the Crowd (first due date, Monday, 9/25)

Become a requester and post a job to the crowd programmatically. Design a high-quality HIT for collecting information.

3. Making Mechanical Turk Better (due for presentation in class on 10/18)

4. Getting Turkers to Play a Game (Part 1 of 2)  (due for in-class grading on 11/15)

        5. Getting Turkers to Play a Game (Part 2 of 2)  (due for in-class grading on 11/29)