SI 551: Information Behavior and Search Experience

The purpose of this course is to provide theoretical and practical foundations for information professionals who wish to design and evaluate search systems and services, taking user-centered approaches. This course explores search user interfaces, search behavior, search interaction, search user experience, measures and methods for evaluating search systems. Students will have opportunities to discuss information seeking behavior in various contexts such as academic settings, professional work settings, everyday life, health context, and digital learning environments. Students will learn the nature of interaction with information in application areas including search engines, domain-specific information retrieval systems, digital libraries, collaborative search , and social search. View syllabus

Credit Hours: 3
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