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Courses

(LIS 9003) Reference Sources and Services

Theory and practice of finding and using basic information sources and question negotiating techniques in information providing contexts, including libraries and information centres. Appropriate and effective ways of providing personal assistance to users in pursuit of information. Introduction to the principles and practices of searching.

 

Instructor Responsibilities

  • Course design, delivery and evaluation

  • Preparing syllabus, curriculum, assessments

  • Implementing active learning strategies

  • Supervising teaching assistant

  • Marking print and/or digital submissions

  • Providing feedback to students and TA

Teaching Assistant, Responsibilities:

  • Attending lectures

  • Preparing and delivering substitute lectures

  • Point of contact for questions outside of class

  • Marking print and/or digital submissions

  • Providing feedback to students and instructor(s)

 

(LIS 9390) Creative Economy: Info for Pleasure & Profit

The creative economy is a dynamic, flexible, and rewarding environment where original ideas result in innovative, often intangible, information assets. This course examines information sources and behaviours in creative business, cultural, and leisure contexts, exploring how pleasurable information exchanges lead to economic and social growth for individuals, institutions and communities.

 

Instructor, Responsibilities:

  • Course design and evaluation

  • Preparing syllabus, curriculum, assessments

  • Designing course website (Blackboard, Wix)

  • Preparing and delivering lectures

  • Monitoring online discussions

  • Marking digital submissions

  • Providing feedback to students

 

(MIT 1700) FYI: Info and its Contexts

The creative economy is a dynamic, flexible, and rewarding environment where original ideas result in innovative, often intangible, information assets. This course examines information sources and behaviours in creative business, cultural, and leisure contexts, exploring how pleasurable information exchanges lead to economic and social growth for individuals, institutions and communities.

 

Teaching Assistant, Responsibilities:

  • Attending lectures

  • Preparing and delivering content in labs & tutorials

  • Point of contact for questions outside of class

  • Marking assignments

  • Providing feedback to students and instructor(s)

 

(LIS 9002) Organization of Information

An introduction to the theory and practice of organizing and curating information for optimal access in libraries, archives and other organizations, using appropriate standards and tools for information description, arrangement and classification.

 

Teaching Assistant, Responsibilities:

  • Attending lectures, assisting students in class

  • Point of contact for questions outside of class

  • Marking assignments, providing feedback

 

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