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IS 590 YCE - Adv Topics in Info Foundations - Youth Svcs Comm Engagement

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: All other students need department approval. This service-learning course will examine youth services by exploring how young people's information and educational needs are met by community institutions and organizations. We will draw upon youth services librarianship and youth informatics concepts to explore youth informatics in after school programs, community center programs, and other institutions that serve young people. A significant portion of coursework will take the form of service learning or community-based research via approved projects that match students' interests. 2 Credit students will be enrolled for the last eight weeks of the term. 4 Credit students will be enrolled for the full term, and during the first half of the course will examine the implementation of computing and coding programs in libraries and other youth services community informatics settings. 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): Spring


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