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IS 590 ITO - Adv Topics in Info Foundations - Introduction to LIS Technology

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

Variety of newly developed and advanced topics courses within the field of information foundations, intended to augment the existing Information Sciences curricula. 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:

MUST CHOOSE 2 or 4 credit hours: 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 the iSchool (servers, file access and management, office software, markup languages, website design and development, etc.) and LIS professional settings. Application of concepts is key. Readings will be supplemented with hands-on exercises and collaborative projects. Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 1

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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