INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals

INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals

This subject will explore the concept, theory and practice of social networking technologies within the context of libraries and work of information professionals, with a particular focus on Library 2.0 and participatory library service. This subject requires students to immerse themselves within a range of social networking environments, including the use of blogs, wikis, social bookmarking, Facebook, IM, Flickr, and Second Life, and evaluate their learning experiences throughout the session as both social networker and information professional.

Class Name INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals
Host School Charles Sturt University
Class Identifier CSU_INF506
Credit Value 3 Credit Hours
Faculty Ms Carole Gerts
Course Tool (Online) Sakai - Customized
Class Description This subject will explore the concept, theory and practice of social networking technologies within the context of libraries and work of information professionals, with a particular focus on Library 2.0 and participatory library service. This subject requires students to immerse themselves within a range of social networking environments, including the use of blogs, wikis, social bookmarking, Facebook, IM, Flickr, and Second Life, and evaluate their learning experiences throughout the session as both social networker and information professional.
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Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date November 17th, 2014 - February 13th, 2015
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day October 13th, 2014
Residency Start and End Date No Residency
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