189-103_L01_Course_Introduction_and_IT

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1 Information Technology & Informatics (04:189:103:01) Course Introduction & Logistics Lecture 1 Voorhees Hall 105 Stew Mohr
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Lecture 1 ITI 103 2 Today’s Agenda Introductions Review course approach, materials, topics Brief overview of organizational IT, informatics Review materials and readings for Thursday’s class Instructor              Stew Mohr,  Ph.D. Teaching Assistant Emily Knox Grading  Radwa Ali  support  Soo-yeon Hwang 
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Lecture 1 ITI 103 3 ITI 103: Information Technology and Informatics Overviews the principal theoretical and social themes across the ITI major Takes a people-centered, social perspective Provides opportunities for consideration of elective studies and career choices
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Lecture 1 ITI 103 4 This Course Is… an intellectual course: MINDS ON NOT a technical course: HANDS ON
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Lecture 1 ITI 103 5 The Context of ITI Major School of Communication & Information (SC&I) Interdisciplinary view of communication, media and information Professional focus: leading careers in industry Communication and information processes Institutions and technologies central to creation, transmission, storage, retrieval and use of information Impact of information on individual, social, organizational, national and international affairs
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Lecture 1 ITI 103 6 People Technology People : Connecting with information Interacting with information Utilizing information People as creators, recipients, users, intermediaries The Context of ITI Major (Cont’d.)
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Lecture 1 ITI 103 7 Your Learning Three Kinds of Knowledge Needed: Foundational Concepts Research & Writing Skills Intellectual Capabilities
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Lecture 1 ITI 103 8 Foundational Concepts Basic theories, principles and ideas of IT, organizations, people, and information that underpin technology and its use Raw material for understanding new information technology and its use as they evolve The “how and why” that provide insight to opportunities and limitations
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Lecture 1 ITI 103 9 Foundational Concepts (Cont’d.) People Information Technology Management of IT organizations Diffusion of innovation Social construction of technology (SCOT) Technological determinism Computer-supported cooperative work Race and gender Security Ethics Web 2.0 / 3.0 Decision making Usability Information literacy Information fluency Social informatics Social networking Networking Programming Databases Hardware Software
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Lecture 1 ITI 103 10 Seven Themes 1. Technological determinism and the social construction of technology 1. What is social informatics and why does it matter? 2. Making sense: information, disinformation, or misinformation?
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