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IS 590 X1 - Advanced Problems in IS - Code & Power

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


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.

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Course title: Code & Power Course number: LIS 500 Credit hours: 3 University: UW-Madison iSchool Brief description: Does the Internet flatten the world- How do race, class, gender and other forms of intersectional oppression show up in code- What are the social relationships that structure our Digital Society- Overcoming gaps in information access and participation starts with you. This course combines an introduction to computer scripting with a critical examination of inequality in the contemporary computing industries. Students will increase their computing confidence through interactive hands-on exercises to gain mastery of core scripting concepts applicable to a variety of coding tools (e.g., HTML, PHP, SQL). At the same time, students will learn to design and assess inclusive computing activities and events through hands-on projects. Notes: Start date: Sept. 4 End date: Last class day Dec. 11; exam period ends Dec. 19.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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