INFO 281 Course Information

Seminar in Contemporary Issues
Topics: Globalization and Information
Course Information

Dr. Chris Hagar

Course Overview

This interdisciplinary course will provide Master of Library & information (MLIS) and Master of Archives and Record Administration (MARA) students with a broad overview of the influence of globalization on the generation, organization, access, transfer, and use of information. It will examine issues of globalization within the context of an information society and focus particularly on political, economic, technological and socio-cultural issues. The course will engage students in global conversations, help prepare students to think globally, to be global citizens, and to play an active role in a multicultural world. It will prepare students to pursue alternative career paths as information professionals.

The course directly supports COMP O in MLIS and COMP J for MARA.