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IS 590 CRO - Advanced Problems in IS - Comics: Advising Readers

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

Variety of newly developed and special topics courses on different aspects of the information sciences intended to augment the existing curriculum, offered as sections of IS 590. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 1 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated. Class Schedule Information: Class materials fee or field trip fee may be required.

Special Instructions:

[Expanded title: Comics: Advising Child and Adult Readers] Comics--in forms including comic strips, comic books, graphic novels, webcomics, and manga--represent an important cultural medium, which appeals to persons of all ages and is collected by many school, public, and academic libraries. This course introduces students to the comics medium, its history, and its cultural influences. Students will read a variety of comics and learn about materials and techniques key to providing reader's advisory in this medium. Although this course focuses on American comics, some readings and discussions will touch on this medium's international dimensions.

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2 hr

Term(s): Spring

Contact(s):

CITL Online-Info 
Program Director
Phone: (217) 333-1462
E-mail: online-info@illinois.edu


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