- Office Hour
- By appointment
- Research Interests
- Resource Description aand Metadata
- User Involvement in Informtion Creation and Sharing
- Social Informatics and Social Media
- Health Informatics
- Teaching Interests
- Information Oragnization
- Information Systems
- Information Architecture
- Health Information Technology
- Courses in Spring 2013
- LSC 551: Organization of Information, Core Course (3 Credits), Syllabus
Spring 2013: Tues. 7:10pm-9:40pm, Blended
This course introduces students to the basic principles of organizing and representing information for facilitating access based on users' information needs. The course will address how recorded knowledge can be organized and structured, and ways of providing access to the intellectual works. Topics include defining information; describing and indexing intellectual works; current approaches, standards, tools, and systems in use for information organization; and relationship of information organization to information access.
- LSC 555: Information Systems in Libraries and Information Centers, Core Course (3 Credits), Syllabus
Spring 2013: Weds. 4:10pm-6:40pm, Face-to-Face
This course introduces students to the evolving role of information systems in the storage and retrieval of information. Students explore how information technology in libraries, archives and information centers, and on the World Wide Web facilitates interaction with information. This course is designed to: Introduce students to applicable theory, principles, and standards; explore the capabilities and functions of several classes of information systems, including established technology like integrated library systems (ILS) and databases as well as evolving social and collaborative environments; introduce essential technology elements (hardware, software, networking, etc.); introduce practical information technology skills used by information professionals, such as working with databases and creating and publishing web pages; and promote critical thinking, problem solving and collaborative teamwork abilities for working with information technology.
- LSC 610: Information Architecture and Web Design, Elective Course (3 Credits), Syllabus
Spring 2013: Sats. 9:30am-12:00pm, OWL
This course is designed for students interested in developing skills for web site and web page design. It will cover search engine architecture, evaluation of information resources and applications of information architecture to web site design. Through exercises, discussions, lectures, projects and presentations students will learn the principles of information architecture and user-centered Web design. In addition, students will have hands-on practice with web site and web page design with HTML and Dynamic HTML. They will use HTML editors and graphic tools.
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