This course 3 credit hour class equips students with an appreciation of how exclusion from digital participation occurs and explores mitigation strategies and tools that enable authentic participation in the digital world. A range of theoretical lenses are used to understand the risks and opportunities encountered by information professionals designing digital inclusion programmes in diverse GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, museums) contexts.
Course learning objectives
Students who pass this course will be able to:
- Define the issues and characteristics of digital inclusion issues in diverse communities
- Analyse the role of GLAM institutions in supporting digital inclusion
- Plan a digital inclusion intervention strategy for a specific community
- Integrate theories of digital use into a digital inclusion intervention
- Definitions, explanations, theories
- Design thinking and programme design
- Evaluation and successful programming
The assessments are practical and may be tailored for a specific workplace:
- Case study stakeholder analysis and digital inclusion scoping analysis
- Design of digital inclusion programme for case study context
- Plan evaluation framework and reporting structure for the programme designed in assessment
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Applications need to be completed by 18 Feb!