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IS 490 TEO - Advanced Topics Info Studies - Intro to Technology in LIS

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

Directed and supervised investigation of selected topics in information studies that may include among others the social, political, and historical contexts of information creation and dissemination; computers and culture; information policy; community information systems; production, retrieval and evaluation of knowledge; computer-mediated communication. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 2 to 4 undergraduate hours. 2 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Prerequisite: For undergraduates, junior standing and IS 202, or consent of instructor. Class Schedule Information: Class materials fee or field trip fee may be required.

Special Instructions:

MUST CHOOSE 2 or 4 Credit Hours. All other students need department approval. Email ischool-advising@illinois.edu. ### This is an introductory course in the fundamentals of technology in LIS. Following an overview of information system concepts, terminology and usage in organizations, there will be discussions covering a wide variety of topics including hardware and software, systems development (traditional and modern methods), programming languages, databases and the internet. Special attention will be paid to the knowledge and skills needed to succeed at GSLIS (servers, file access and management, office software, markup languages, website design and development, etc.) and LIS professional settings. Application of concepts is key.

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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