This web site is the syllabus for the class "Play and Technology" at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Class meets in 165 Everitt Lab from 11:00-12:20 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Instructor: Professor Christian Sandvig
Office: 166 Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL) [map]
Office Hours: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Tuesdays, and by appointment
Office Telephone: 265-6287
Cell Phone: (passed out in class)
Mailbox: 202 Coordinated Science Laboratory
Teaching Assistant: Aimee Rickman
Office: 164 Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL) - door will be locked, so knock! [map]
Office Hours: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Wednesdays, and by appointment
Cell Phone: (passed out in class) note - she does not text
Mailbox: 204 Coordinated Science Laboratory
From top: (1) Sonic the Hedgehog, from the game of the same name. Image from: http://www.sega.com/segascream/legacy/sonicstory.jhtml (visited Jan 10, 2003; no longer online). Sonic the Hedgehog is a trademark of Sega Corporation. (2) Artwork from the side panel of a Space Invaders arcade console, circa 1978. Photograph by Dirk Behlau, from: http://www.behlau.net/ (visited Jan 10, 2003; no longer online). Space Invaders is a trademark of Taito Japan. (3) Artist's illustration of a Sony Aibo Entertainment Robot by Jeff Mangiat, from the September, 2000 Popular Mechanics story "Robots" at: http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/robotics/2000/9/ai_robots/ (visited Jan 10, 2003; no longer online). Aibo is a trademark of Sony Electronics, Inc.