Social Networking for the Info Professional

Social Networking for the Info Professional

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 enviroments, 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 Social Networking for the Info Professional
Host School Charles Sturt University
Class Identifier INF506
Credit Value 8 Points
Faculty Lyn Hay
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 enviroments, 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 Disclaimer For further information regarding this subject, please refer to the attached syllabus document
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date July 9th, 2012 - October 26th, 2012
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day June 1st, 2012
Residency Start and End Date No Residency
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