ISCI 1000 Information, Technology and Digital Society
This course is an introduction to the field of information science and informatics. It is designed to help students with the comprehensive digital information literacy requirements needed for higher education. It is intended to students with any major, to help gaining an overview of how information technology influences different fields and industries. Students will gain useful insights and learn about applications of how information and data is used in many sectors with an emphasis on both concepts and practice skills germane to effectively using the power built into computer and Internet applications. It is a foundational course for students entering the Information Science and Digital Technology major or minors in Information Systems and in Digital Humanities. Topics will include the underlying designs and uses of digital devices and computer systems and the Internet as an integral part of any IT curriculum helping students prepare for other technology-intensive IS courses.