Information Science Freshmen Experience: Techniques for Problem Solving
To view lecture notes for a given lesson follow the links below. Lecture notes will be added the day of each lecture. Assignments will be listed for each section. Assignments are due before class.
Introduction - Review Syllabus and course expectations - 1.12.2010
Blog Orientation - Selecting a Theme - 1.14.2010
- Getting Started with your Wordpress Blog
Homework (Due 8.27.09): Write your first blog post reflecting on your personal expectations for the semester. Make sure you categorize and/or tag the post. If you are feeling adventurous try adding a photo to the post.
Using Wordpress - 1.19.2010
Assignment: Customize your blog sidebar. Write a blog post on your thoughts from the Tom Friedman Video
Information Discovery - 1.21.2010
Getting to know EIT - 2.2.2010
- Katie Young - EIT Dean's Office
Blog Post – Discuss three new things your leaned about EIT
Information Discovery - 2.4.2010
- In-Class Activity
- Create a Delicious Account
- Tag in Delicious at least three articles related to defining and explaining folksonomies
- Display your Delicious account bookmarks RSS in your blog sidebar
Assignment: Review your favorite web-based service from the list on this page (or another service that that you already use) and write a blog post explaining it's functionality, the pro's and con's of using the particular service, and discuss the service's potential for impacting the way you work. Please be prepared to discuss in class on Tuesday.
PowerPoint - 2.11.2010
Assignment: PowerPoint Presentation - Presented 2.23.10 in class - This will be a short presentation about you and your interests.
PowerPoint - 2.16.2010
PowerPoint - 2.18.2010
PowerPoint - 2.23.2010
Assignment: Blog Post - Reflect on your presentation. What were your strengths & weaknesses? Identify areas you could improve and discuss possible strategies for doing so. Please be thorough.
MBTI - 2.25.2010
Listening - 9.8.09
- Catherine Lowry - Information Technology Coordinator
- Video - via youtube
Blog Assignment: Observe your listening habits over the next week. Due next Tuesday, discuss what you learned about yourself and what areas you need to strengthen.
What is Information Science? - 3.4.2010
Assignment: Blog Post - In your own words answer the question "What is Information Science?"
Jobs in Information Science - 3.9.2010
Information Science - 3.12.2010
Information Science - 3.16.2010
Information Science - 3.18.2010
- Meet in the VRC - ETAS 381
- Dr. Edi Tudoreanu
Assignment: Blog Post - Assignment: Blog Post - Discuss a research interest of one of the IFSC faculty that you found particularly interesting
Bioinformatics - 4.1.2010
Assignment: Blog Post - Discuss a research interest of one of the IFSC faculty that you found particularly interesting
Service Learning - 4.6.10
Assignment: Blog Post - What does Service Learning mean to you?
Universal Design - 4.8.10
Final - 5.6.10