Lib Svc Under Srvd Pops

Lib Svc Under Srvd Pops

This 12 week class will provide students with a deeper understanding of diversity and cultural competence. Students will explore the characteristics of several library user groups that are considered traditionally underserved (e.g. older adults, people with disabilities). Students will learn strategies for delivering effective services to meet each population's information needs. Guest lectures will be provided by experienced LIS practitioners/researchers. The course will also offer opportunities for synchronous interactions.

Class Name Lib Svc Under Srvd Pops
Host School Syracuse University
Class Identifier IST 600
Credit Value 3 Credit Hours
Faculty Renee F. Hill
Course Tool (Online) Blackboard
Class Description This 12 week class will provide students with a deeper understanding of diversity and cultural competence. Students will explore the characteristics of several library user groups that are considered traditionally underserved (e.g. older adults, people with disabilities). Students will learn strategies for delivering effective services to meet each population's information needs. Guest lectures will be provided by experienced LIS practitioners/researchers. The course will also offer opportunities for synchronous interactions.
Class Disclaimer None
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date May 23rd, 2016 - August 12th, 2016
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day May 9th, 2016
Residency Start and End Date No Residency