Program: Master of Library and Information Studies
Year: 2009-2010, Winter Session, term 2
Course Schedule: Thursdays, 8:00-10:50 a.m.
Location: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Room 461
Instructor: Eric M. Meyers
Office hours: By appointment, or drop-in when my office door is open.
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course website address: http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/emeyers/LIBR559B/
The course will be taught in cooperation with the students of LIBR 559B, who will guide discussion/activities for 50% or more of the course schedule.
|January 7||Week 1||What is “new” media?||Eric|
|January 14||Week 2||Perceptions of digital kids & digital tools||NO CLASS!|
|January 21||Week 3||Social theories applied to media and media use||Eric|
|January 28||Week 4||Digital Libraries||Linda Ham, Nathan McKay, Karl Thang|
|February 4||Week 5||Texts, Tags, and Tweets||Shannon Ozirny, Dan Hooker, Kay Weismann|
|February 11||Week 6||Games & game culture||Jade Fraser, Julia Bullard, Heidi Schiller|
|February 18 & 25||Olympic Break|
|March 4||Week 7||Digital Storytelling + Community of Interest Networks 559B Fandom||Tamra Miyamoto, Anna Doyle, Naomi Eisenstat, Corene Brown|
|March 11||Week 8||Fandom wrap-up, Virtual worlds for kids||Eric|
|March 18||Week 9||Identity and Media||Alice Darnton, Sara Hathaway|
|March 25||Week 10||Digital Divide: Connectivity, local and global Issues||Cristina Teixeira, Susan Henderson|
|April 1||Week 11||Open||Open|
|April 8||Week 12||Emerging and future trends||Eric|
|April 15||Week 13||Paper presentations and wrap-up||Eric|