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Social Technologies for Information Practice G (9474.2)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice

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    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 11, 2017, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (165446) - View
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    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 5, 2017, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (173103) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 4, 2017, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (165422) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 3, 2017, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (165420) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 2, 2017, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (165421) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 12, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (162368) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 11, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (162367) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 10, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (162366) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 9, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (162365) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 8, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (162364) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 4, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (157026) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 3, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (157025) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 2, 2016, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (157024) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 12, 2015, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (146946) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 11, 2015, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (146945) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 10, 2015, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (146944) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 9, 2015, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (146948) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 8, 2015, SELF-PACED, BRUCE (146947) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit focuses on the information sector and the use of social technologies within a variety of information practices in organisational contexts. The rapid expansion in the quantity and significance of globally accessible information is enabled and underpinned by the infrastructure of the internet and is a significant preoccupation for the modern organisation. Myriad practices within organisations attend to the arrangement and provision of digital information. This unit explores the growing prominence of web 2.0 technologies in work practices that attend to digital information. It examines how information professionals embed the tools of social media in their practice and identifies the advantages, risks and transformations that may result.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Identify and critically review social media of the world wide web and the social technologies that are hosted within the enterprise;

    2. Select and use social technologies and embed them in information practice;

    3. Evaluate the benefits and risks of using social technology in information provision;

    4. Develop a deeper understanding of the ongoing and emergent practical adoption of social media in the work practices of information professionals; and

    5. Develop strategy and policy in the use of social technologies.

    Assessment Items

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    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.

    Prerequisites

    None

    Corequisites

    None

    Assumed Knowledge

    None

    Incompatible Units

    7604 Knowledge Sharing And Communication Using The Internet PG.

    Equivalent Units

    7604 Knowledge Sharing And Communication Using The Internet PG.


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