Teaching

LIS 651: Introduction to Information Professions

This foundational course focuses on the intersection of information, people and technology, and introduces students to the information field concepts that will inform their future specializations in the course of study and professional development. This is one of the core courses students usually take during their first semester at the Pratt School of Information.

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LIS 630: Research Design & Methods

This course introduces students to research methods in information field by involving them in all phases of a research project, from development of research questions, to data collection and analysis, and finally to publication.

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LIS 640: Data Analytics and Publication

This course introduces quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods used in basic and applied information and library science research and guides students through the development of the core components for a social science publication. The course focuses on the topics related to preparation of data for analysis, content analysis methods, statistical methods, data representation, modeling and visualization, research (grant) proposal writing, and preparation of research publication and presentation. Topics related to research design are also discussed.

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LIS 607: Information Economics and Management

The course covers a wide range of topics related to information economics and management. The students develop an understanding of macro- and micro-economics issues involved in production, distribution, and use of information products and services; historical evolution of information media; ethical and policy issues involved in information availability and consumption, organizational culture, project management, strategic planning, marketing, understanding of innovation and technology adoption, change management, funding and other issues.

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LIS 605: Digital Resources and User Interaction

The course introduces students to information retrieval principals and searching techniques, which can be adapted to any information system and environment. Students examine the diversity of information systems, understand the importance of information evaluation and quality judgments, and practice the instructional component of empowering users to become better searchers.

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Fulbright Teaching Materials – Kiev, Ukraine (May 2015)

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