Advanced Seminar: Community Informatics

Credits: 
3

This course explores contemporary theory, research, and practice in community informatics. Community informatics (CI) is broadly defined as the use and application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in local communities. Topics covered include: foundations of CI; community networking and information systems, differences in access and use of ICTs by communities – social inclusion and social exclusion (the digital divide); public access to technologies; social capital and social networks; policy issues; digital citizenship; building community in libraries, and global approaches to CI.

Offered in summer. Visit "Course Search" on MyDU to view course schedules.

Pre-Requisites: 

LIS 901, LIS 926, LIS 950, LIS 962, LIS 969 and LIS 970

 

PhD students only

Course Number: 
LIS 958