Info 293

Information Management Practicum

1 units

Course Description

This course provides academic scaffolding for graduate students in the information sciences who are engaged in internships, practicums, or independent research while progressing toward a master’s or doctoral degree. We focus on applying academic principles for generating, managing, storing, communicating, and using information to professional contexts, which may include corporations, government entities, or non-governmental organizations. Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Assess the organizational culture of a company, governmental body, or non-governmental organization
  • Connect academic knowledge about information management to real-world professional contexts
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of a variety of information science techniques when deployed in organizational situations
  • Integrate the student's own individual professional goals with the organization's needs relevant to the internship or practicum
  • Reflect critically on the internship or practicum experience

Prerequisites

Consent of a Head Graduate Adviser for the School of Information

Last updated:

February 15, 2019