INF 385T - Special Topics in Information Science: Information Services for Special Needs Populations
Graduate standing. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic.
Study of the properties and behavior of information. Technology for information processing and management.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
Information Service to Special Needs Populations will examine the historical and philosophical context of the concept of disability, including ADA regulation, mainstreaming, and deinstitutionalization. We will consider the ramifications of current thinking for libraries and other information providers. We will also explore the practicalities of equal provision of service to populations designated as special needs.
Information Services for Special Needs Populations
Some enrollment reserved for WISE Program affiliates.