Crisis Informatics


This course explores the inter-connectedness of information, people and technologies in a crisis. In particular, it examines how information is managed, organized, coordinated, and disseminated during a crisis; it analyzes information needs and seeking behaviors during a crisis, and explores how information and communication technologies can support communities in a crisis. Students reflect on lessons learned from past crises, and develop strategies to manage future crises. This course will equip students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to be key players in crisis response.

This course may be applied toward earning the Certificate in Data and Knowledge Management or the Certificate in Informatics.

Offered on demand--as need arises. Visit "Course Search" on MyDU to view course schedules.

Course Number: 
LIS 749