National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course covers the fundamental issues in information science and technology, with appropriate historical background and theoretical grounding. Topics covered include information needs, seeking, and use; representation and organization of information; computers and networks; structured information systems; information systems applications; users perspectives in information systems; social informatics; communication using information technologies; information policy; and the information profession.

Learning Objectives

Understand information science and the technology associated with information science.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Knowledge Management
  • Systems Analysis