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688 - Global Information Engagement Program

This course is an innovative, immersive experiential approach to learning and professional development. The program pairs carefully selected interdisciplinary teams of graduate students with non-governmental organizations and focuses on developing and implementing solutions to information challenges identified by collaborating organizations. Student teams will leverage their emergent skills in contextual inquiry, needs assessment, product ideation, consultation, interdisciplinary specialization, and the deep understanding of the complex relationships between people, information, and technology, to frame, develop, build, and implement an information product connected to host organizations' social justice work.

Credit Hours 6