IS 581 Advanced Topics in Youth Services

Variety of newly developed and advanced topics courses within the field of Youth Services, intended to augment the existing Information Sciences curricula.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS581MLO - Media Literacy for Youth
      Thu, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      MUST CHOOSE 2 OR 4 credit hours: Provides students with theoretical knowledge and practical methods useful to librarians and other professionals working with young people and media. Building on traditional understandings of literacy, media literacy explores the consumption and production of diverse types of texts including print, images, games, and music. Topics for this course may include the role of race in media, media literacy as a catalyst for social change, and intellectual property issues related to media education. Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Rachel Magee
      CRN
      73246
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      2 - 4
  • Summer 2020

    • IS590EYO - EdTech and Youth
      Mon, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
      Online
      MUST CHOOSE 2 or 4 credit hours, for questions concerning the 2 or 4 credit hours, please email Ruth Shasteen at rshaste2@illinois.edu.
      Instructor
      Ruth Shasteen
      CRN
      39631
      Length
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      1 - 4
  • Spring 2020

    • IS515A - Media Literacy for Youth
      Mon, 9:00 am - 11:50 am
      Room 12A
      On-Campus
      All other students must contact Professor Carol Tilley at ctilley@illinois.edu for approval.
      Instructor
      Carol Tilley
      CRN
      67379
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      2 - 4
    • IS515AO - Media Literacy for Youth
      Wed, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Kristen Mattson
      CRN
      67605
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      2 - 4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).