IS 520 AO - Community Informatics
A survey of key concepts in an emerging field that studies how local, historical communities are using information and communications technologies. Covers key principles for work in the non-profit/public sector as people harness new technologies and media as individuals, students, families, community organizations, and soon. Overarching ideas prepare both professionals and researchers to understand and master this environment, whatever their technology background. Especially useful for those interested in public or community libraries, youth services, social work, education, and anyone interested in working with or studying underserved communities. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit.
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PHD: Informatics - UIUC
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate