Thomas Wallace: Lectures and Resources - A collection of website design lectures and resources

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

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

Assignment: Blog Post – Discuss three new things your leaned about EIT

Information Discovery - 2.4.2010

  • Resources
  • 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

  • Presentations

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

  • MBTI - Catherine Lowry

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

  • Faculty Visits

Information Science - 3.16.2010

  • Faculty Visits

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

  • Dr. Steve Jennings

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

  • Melanie Thorton

Final - 5.6.10


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