LBSC 888

READINGS

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READING LINKS

All readings come from Modules developed by the college's faculty.

Each week's module readings should be read before they are discussed in class, so that a true discussion can take place. For example, readings for Module 2, Organizations should be read previous to the Week 3 class session.

MODULE 1 READINGS: Lifelong Users

  • People Lens:
    • Information: different kinds of information people need, and its use
    • Environment: where are the different places that users access information
    • Systems: what are the systems to support different users
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MODULE 2 READINGS: Organization

  • People Lens:
    • Information: how organizations gather and use information
    • Environment: information is strategically valuable to organizations in their competitive and collaborative environment.
    • Systems: an organizational information system is a system of people, information and communication technologies, and processes that transforms data into information used by the origination
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MODULE 3 READINGS: Social Relationships

  • People Lens:
    • Information: How do social relationships affect the way people treat information?
    • Environment: How do social relationships form in information environments? Which ones matter, when, and why?
    • Systems: Technologies to support social interactions, e.g. social networks, and systems that use relationship to present information
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MODULE 4 READINGS: Values and Ethics

  • People Lens:
    • Information: how is info content and use affected by values?
    • Environment: what are the ethical and values norms (mores) in environments?
    • Systems: how are systems & policies for systems are impacted and changed by values/ethics?
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MODULE 5 READINGS: Multicultural Identity

  • People Lens:
    • Information:how information content and use are affected by different cultures
    • Environment:information needs of diverse cultures in various environments
    • Systems:how systems are impacted and changed by cultural identity
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