Experiential Learning Expo

Thu May 02 2024 at 03:00 pm to 07:00 pm UTC-04:00

Center for Computing and Data Sciences (CCDS) at Boston University | Boston

Boston University Undergraduate Affairs
Publisher/HostBoston University Undergraduate Affairs
Experiential Learning Expo Students from across BU will present their projects undertaken in conjunction with a variety of experiential learning programs.
About this Event

Join us for an immersive and interactive experience at BU’s Experiential Learning Expo featuring Spark! Demo Day!

The Expo, presented by Boston University’s Undergraduate Affairs, will showcase more than 100 student projects undertaken in conjunction with the Cross-College Challenge, the Learning Assistant Program, and BU Spark!’s Demo Day. For more event details, visit bu.edu/expo.

Program Highlights:


3-5 pm, floor 1

Students completing their first semester as Learning Assistants will showcase their final projects redesigning a small aspect of the course in which they taught. Projects combine the pedagogical theory learned throughout the semester with the in-class, experiential practice of teaching.

LA-assisted courses are available in the following departments and programs: biology, chemistry, earth and evironment, engineering, mathematics, neuroscience, physics, women's, gender, and sexuality studies, Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences.


3-5 pm, floor 1

The BU Cross-College Challenge (XCC) is the Hub’s signature interdisciplinary project-based, 4-credit elective course open to juniors and seniors from all of BU’s undergraduate schools and colleges. The XCC engages students in team projects that address a real-world problem or an enduring human question. During this event, student teams will present their final projects as part of the following Cross-College Challenge courses:

XC420 A1 Unheard Voices: Deconstructing the Dominant Narratives by Inclusion
XC420 B1 Photography for Youth Activism
XC433 A1 Bike to BU
XC433 B1 Spirit of Wonder: Cross-Cultural Storytelling
XC433 C1 Marketing Social Equity in the Cannabis Industry

Additional XCC teams will present as part of BU Spark! Demo Day.


4-5:15 pm, floor 2: On-stage presentations

5:30-7 pm, floor 1: Poster sessions

Spark! Demo Day is an opportunity for students participating in Spark! supported courses and programs to showcase their work to members of the BU community and with our partners from industry and civil society who engage with Spark! as project sponsors, instructors, and mentors.

Guests will have the opportunity to hear student presentations, visit project demo stations during breakout sessions, and vote on their favorite projects.

XCC and Spark! X-lab Classes that will be featured at BU Spark! Demo Day include:
XC410 A1 Justice Media Computational Journalism Co-Lab
XC410 B1 DS4G: Criminal & Legal System
XC475 A1 Spark! Technology Innovation Fellowship
DS519: Software Engineering Practicum
DS488 / DS688: UX Design Practicum
DS594: Machine Learning Practicum
DS549: Data Visualization Practicum
CS506: Data Science Tools & Applications

Don't just learn about something - experience it for yourself at our Experiential Learning Expo!

Event Venue

Center for Computing and Data Sciences (CCDS) at Boston University, 665 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, United States

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