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Session Overview
Workshop 1b: Undergraduate Education in iSchools, Part 2 of 2
Wednesday, 22/Mar/2017:
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Session Chair: Scott F Barker, University of Washington
Location: Hankou Hall
Location: Third Floor Capacity: 60 Size: 73㎡


Session Abstract

This workshop will provide an opportunity for attendees to share experiences and discuss opportunities and challenges associated with undergrad education in iSchools. A panel of presenters will begin the workshop by providing a fast-paced overview of existing undergraduate programs at several schools. Break-out group discussions will follow around topics such as undergraduate program differentiation and niche, teaching and student engagement, curriculum, student and employer expectations, the role of research in undergrad education, generating interest and managing growth, gender and diversity, and future directions for undergraduate education in iSchools.

Organizers: Scott F. Barker, University of Washington; Wonsik “Jeff” Shim, Sungkyunkwan University

No contributions were assigned to this session.

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