Education of Information Professionals

Evaluating the content of curricula and the methods for educating information professionals

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Enhancing the Cyber Security Workforce—The Human Angle

Time frame
2013-2016
Investigator
Masooda Bashir
Total funding to date
$161,708.00
Funding agency
National Science Foundation

The United States is a world leader in technological innovation. However, as our technology has advanced, the need for cyber security experts has increased dramatically. Unfortunately, the U.S. lacks the cyber security workforce needed to manage many of the threats our society faces.

One method used to attract talented individuals to careers in cyber security has been the…

Socio-technical Data Analytics (SODA) Education

Time frame
2012-2016
Investigator
Catherine Blake
Total funding to date
$498,777.00
Funding agency
Institute of Museum and Library Services

This project will create both a master’s and doctoral-level specialization in Socio-technical Data Analytics (SODA). Partnerships with local researchers and businesses who already work with large data-sets will enable master's graduates to receive first-hand experience with both the social and technical implications of large digital data collections, and thus be well-prepared for leadership…

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