WISE Spring 2022



  • Oct. 21: Courses posted
  • Oct. 21 – Oct. 31: Students may apply to be WISE participants for Spring 2022 by filling out the WISE course request form 
  • Oct. 31: Form closes (end of day)
  • Nov. 2: Students notified
WISE classes approved for iSchool students for Spring 2022
Course Title Host University Instructor Additional Information Credit Hours
Computational Reasoning

This course introduces students to the reasoning and logic behind computing, and the mathematical thinking behind computing concepts. Theoretical concepts will be put to practice in learning to create practical computing applications.
Rutgers Fernando, Suchinthi Course runs Jan. 18 – May 11, 2022. Course is asynchronous. 3
Theological Librarianship

Provides an overview of the contexts, materials, services, and issues characterizing theological librarianship. Students interact with a number of librarians currently working in the field.
University of Illinois Berryhill, Carisse Course runs Jan. 18 – May 4, 2022. Course meets online on Wednesdays 1:00 PM – 2:45 PM Pacific Time / 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM Central Time 2
Personnel Management

This course is designed to familiarize students with principles of effective personnel management in a library setting. Students will examine theory and best practice for managing staff. Topics will include: managerial authority and power; staff coaching, feedback, and communication; performance evaluations and progressive discipline; recruitment, interviewing, and selection; job creation and development; and compensation and motivation. This course will also review Human Resources law related to Equal Employment Opportunity, Family and Medical Leave Act, Exempt status, and others.
University of Illinois Mead-Harvey, Benjamin Course runs Jan. 18 – May 4, 2022. Course meets online on Thursdays 4:00 PM – 5:55 PM Pacific Time / 6:00 PM – 7:55 PM Central Time 4


See general information about taking WISE classes. For further questions, contact Debbie Faires.