IS 100 Exploring the iSchool with a Human-Centered Lens

This course introduces students to the School of Information Sciences (iSchool). Students will explore career and professional development within information sciences, building their leadership and collaborative skills, and building a network within and beyond the iSchool. Through a human centered design project focused on an information science problem, students will gain experience and a better understanding of the process to develop an innovative solution addressing a societal need. Prerequisite: Restricted to Majors Only; First Semester Freshman, Intercollegiate and Off-Campus Transfer Students Only.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS100A - Exploring the iSchool
      Tue, 4:00 pm - 5:20 pm
      Room 131
      On-Campus
      Always restricted to declared Information Sciences Majors. For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu
      Instructors
      Melissa Newell, Tony Torres
      CRN
      72958
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      1 - 4
    • IS100B - Exploring the iSchool
      Thu, 9:30 am - 10:50 am
      Room 12A
      On-Campus
      Always restricted to declared Information Sciences Majors. For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu
      Instructors
      Melissa Newell, Tony Torres
      CRN
      72959
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      1 - 4
    • IS100C - Exploring the iSchool
      Thu, 3:30 pm - 4:50 pm
      Room 46
      On-Campus
      Always restricted to declared Information Sciences Majors. For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu
      Instructors
      Tony Torres, Melissa Newell
      CRN
      72960
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      1 - 4
    • IS100D - Exploring the iSchool
      Fri, 10:00 am - 11:20 am
      Room 53
      On-Campus
      Always restricted to declared Information Sciences Majors. For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu
      Instructors
      Tony Torres, Melissa Newell
      CRN
      72961
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      1 - 4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).