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 126
      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 This section will have distributed attendance. You will receive an email from your instructor with specific attendance instructions.
      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 126
      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. This section will have distributed attendance. You will receive an email from your instructor with specific attendance instructions.
      Instructors
      Tony Torres, Melissa Newell
      CRN
      72959
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      1 - 4
    • IS100C - Exploring the iSchool
      Thu, 3:30 pm - 4:50 pm
      Room 126
      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. This section will have distributed attendance. You will receive an email from your instructor with specific attendance instructions.
      Instructors
      Melissa Newell, Tony Torres
      CRN
      72960
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      1 - 4
    • IS100D - Exploring the iSchool
      Fri, 10:00 am - 11:20 am
      Room 126
      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. This section will have distributed attendance. You will receive an email from your instructor with specific attendance instructions.
      Instructors
      Tony Torres, Melissa Newell
      CRN
      72961
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      1 - 4
    • IS100ONL - Exploring the iSchool
      Online
      This section will be online and synchronous meeting times will be coordinated by the instructor. 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
      74579
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      1 - 4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).