“[This work] gave me a reason to pursue all the avenues that this program and the LIS field are about while also connecting with professionals in the field and professors, students and alumni at SJSU. It completely opened up the program to me.”
Not too long ago, iSchool student Elaine Hall responded to an email query requesting a research assistant and was hired to work with Dr. Sandra Hirsh, iSchool director.
Conducting research for a global health information project made student Heather Kartzinel more aware of the scope and reach information professionals can have.
As a volunteer with the first massive open online course (MOOC) offered by SJSU SLIS, student Lissette Gonzalez enjoyed connecting with information professionals worldwide
Student Jolene Finn serves as a “participatory learning guide” in the first massive open online course (MOOC) offered by SJSU SLIS. Finn is one of 11 guides who act as liaisons between the 400 MOOC participants and its instructors.