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IS 420 AOU - Community Informatics

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Surveys an emerging field that studies how local, historical communities are using information and communications technologies. Key principles and hands-on experience equip students for contributing to the non-profit/public sector as people harness new technologies and media- be they individuals, students, families, community organizations, or other. Prepares future 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: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.

Special Instructions:

-Restricted to Information Sciences majors until 12/18/20 by noon. INFO Minors will be able to register starting 12/11/20 by noon. For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. We will not provide overrides, please wait until the course restrictions are removed. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu-

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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