In the Master of Information program at the Faculty of Information, I teach graduate students in the Library and Information Science concentration. Below you will find a list of my courses, syllabi, course evaluations, and reading guides.
See also Writings on Teaching in Library and Information Science
Masters Level courses (with syllabi and teaching evaluations)
At the Faculty of Information my teaching is centered on the Library and Information Science concentration. The courses I teach are listed below, along with some related documentation.
- INF1323: The Information Experience [ONLINE, synchronous version, Fall 2020] (Teaching evaluations: Section 1 / Section 2 / Section 3)
- INF2330: Information Ethnography (syllabus) (Fall 2012 teaching evaluation) (Summer 2010 teaching evaluation) (Fall 2010 teaching evaluation)
- INF2332: Information Behaviour (syllabus) (Winter 2017 teaching evaluation) (Winter 2012 teaching evaluation)
- INF2305: Special Topics - The Joy of Information
- INF1005/6: Information Workshop - The Liberal Arts Hobbies (syllabus) (Winter 2012 teaching evaluation)
- INF1005/6: Information Workshop - Information and Contemplation (syllabus) (Winter 2020 teaching evaluation) (Winter 2021 teaching evaluations 1005/1006)
- INF1300: Foundations of Library and Information Science (Fall 2015 teaching evaluation, Section 1/Section 2) (Fall 2016 In Our Time project)
- INF1310: Introduction to Reference (Fall 2012 teaching evaluation) (Winter 2010 teaching evaluation) (Fall 2008 teaching evaluation)
dOCTORAL lEVEL courses
I have also offered two courses in our doctoral program:
- INF3001: Information Research - Foundations
- INF3002: Contemporary Issues in Information Studies
Reading Guides from reading courses
Occasionally, I offer Reading Courses with small groups of motivated students. Here are the Reading Guides that accompany those courses, for learners who wish to engage these topics independently.
- The Work of Marcia J. Bates (PDF)
- The Serious Leisure Perspective (PDF)
- Reading Guide to Information Behavior (website)