Information Management Practicum
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