Services to Diverse Populations

Services to Diverse Populations

This class will focus on working with diverse communities in a library setting, exploring such topics as equity of access, cultural competence, and community engagement. Over the course of the class, students will develop a toolkit on working with a specific community of their choosing, featuring advice, best practices, policies, and resource lists.

Class Name Services to Diverse Populations
Host School The University of Wisconsin - Madison SLIS
Class Identifier 640
Credit Value 3 Credit Hours
Faculty TBA
Course Tool (Online) Other
Class Description This class will focus on working with diverse communities in a library setting, exploring such topics as equity of access, cultural competence, and community engagement. Over the course of the class, students will develop a toolkit on working with a specific community of their choosing, featuring advice, best practices, policies, and resource lists.
Class Disclaimer 2016 syllabus - newer syllabus may be furnished if available from instructor - contact UW-Madison WISE admin, dsshapiro@wisc.edu
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date September 6th, 2017 - December 21st, 2017
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day September 6th, 2017
Residency Start and End Date No Residency
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