Course Description

LIS 9704B-650 (Winter 2022)   Librarianship and Evolving Technologies

Instructor: A. Mayhew

Course Description
Technological changes have had a profound impact on society and are poised to have an even greater impact in the future. Due to its history, the field of LIS is uniquely positioned to help students navigate many of the effects of these technologies. 

Course Syllabi for LIS 9704B-650 (Winter 2022)
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Program Content Areas
Information and Communication Technology

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of readings, assignments, and class participation, students will be able to: 
1. Demonstrate familiarity with the contemporary and emerging technological landscape, its history, and its relevance to LIS contexts and institutions; (Program-level learning outcomes 1 and 2) 
2. Assess, evaluate, and recommend technological solutions and risk factors for a variety of institutions and their user groups; (Program-level learning outcome 4, 6, and 8) 
3. Successfully create novel technology-based experiences and programs in an LIS setting, keeping in mind opportunities to translate these skills into other areas of LIS; (Program-level learning outcome 4 and 7) 
4. Gain understanding of the emerging technological environment and reflecting critically and thoughtfully on those predictions through multiple forms of writing. (Program-level learning outcome 9) 
MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives