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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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ITIS22 Information Practices in Work-Related Contexts (Set Book Exam) 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media
Information Studies and Interactive Media
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2011 – 2012

General description

The course focuses on work-related information practices such as information seeking, information sharing and personal information management. The main characteristics of work-related information practices in the contexts of work task performance and studying.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course a student is expected to be able to:

-critically assess the strenghts and weaknesses of the models of information seeking, information use, information sharing and personal information management in work-related contexts
-apply such models in research work related to the master thesis in particular.

Contents

Information needs, information seeking, information use, information sharing and personal information management in work-related contexts.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish
In English
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Essay 
In Finnish
In English

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

  • Case, Looking for information. A survey of research on information needs, seeking and behavior. 3rd revised ed. Emerald. (forthcoming, August 2012)
  • Kuhlthau, Seeking meaning. 2nd ed. Libraries Unlimited. 2004.
  • Pauleen & Gorman (Eds), Personal information management. Individual, organizational and social perspectives. Gower. 2011.

Belongs to following study modules

2012–2013
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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School of Information Sciences