School of Library & Information Science
Library Technologies & Project Management
Course: 2010 Spring LSC 757 (742) | URL: http://cua757.cybersailors.org
Dates & Times: Monday, January 11, 2010 - Monday, April 26, 2010 from 4:10 - 6:40 PM
Location: Marist, TBD (Campus map) | Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: LSC 555 - Information Systems in Libraries and Information Centers (core requirement)
There are 14 scheduled class meetings based on SLIS Spring 2010 Course Schedule. Class will meet 4:10 - 6:40 PM every from Monday, January 11 through Monday, April 26, 2009 with the following exceptions:
There will be extensive online and out-of-class work. We will use a variety of Web 2.0 tools to communicate and collaborate on ideas and projects with a wiki and blog-like area serving as our central means of online interaction and communication while reducing reliance on non-collaborative forms of communication such as email. Assignments, updates, administrative information and reminders will be posted to the wiki. Frequent, online participation is expected of all students.
Karen Huffman, MLS, Adjunct Professor, CUA | Vitae
This course provides students with strategies for evaluating,
developing, and implementing information technologies and applications
in public, academic and special libraries. Technologies covered may
include traditional and non-traditional library catalogs; search
engines; information, asset and knowledge management systems; and
social and collaborative environments. The goals of the course are to
provide students with the resources and methodologies they will need to
evaluate, select, develop, and manage systems. This course builds on
the foundations of the core courses and emphasizes organizational
differences and the roles of information professionals. Guest speakers
will share their stories and expertise.
Prerequisite: LSC 555 - Information Systems in Libraries and Information Centers (core requirement).
This course will use a variety of formats and activities:
These course activities will be conducted both face-to-face (in class) and online (primarily using a wiki, discussion forum, and other Web 2.0 tools). Students will need broadband access to the Internet and are expected to be online regularly, participating in online discussions, project-building modules, and virtual meetings.
This course is designed to accomplish the following:
At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to do the following:
To review additional information about this course as its syllabus, projects, and team experience are being developed, please visit 2010 Spring LSC 757 (742) website: http://cua757.cybersailors.org.