Brian Stein, Pervasive’s co-founder and President, will be teaching a course at Kent State University this spring, as part of their School of Digital Sciences.

The School of Digital Sciences is a new  interdisciplinary program within the University designed to train tomorrow’s digital leaders.  Integrating elements of computer science, computer information systems, computer technology, library information science, visual communication design, journalism, communication studies, and instructional technology, it fosters a broad exposure to digital technologies as used by a wide range of professions and organizations.

Beginning Spring Semester, 2013, Brian will be teaching a course entitled “Mobile, Social and Other Emerging Channels: Designing Solutions to Meet the New Business Reality“.  The course information and synopsis is as follows:

DSCI 49995-001 (CRN 20798) / DSCI 59995-001 (CRN 20801) Mobile, Social and Other Emerging Channels: Designing Solutions to Meet the New Business Reality

With the emergence of smartphones and mobile technology as well as the proliferation of social networks and other emerging channels for engaging customers, the business and technology landscape is changing.  This course will explore the key technologies and trends that are causing this change and help students prepare to define, develop and market solutions to help businesses succeed in this new environment.

Pre-requisites:  DSCI 15310, CS 13001, MIS 24065, or other programming or web programming background

Pervasive is excited to continue our tradition of supporting the academic community and educating the next generation of technology leaders.