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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - LIS6316
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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2009-03-04
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  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2008-03-27
  2. Department: School of Library and Information Science
  3. College: AS
  4. Budget Account Number: 124800000
  5. Contact Person: JungWon Yoon
  6. Phone: 47344
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: LIS
  9. Number: 6316
  10. Full Title: Visualization of Knowledge
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Visualization of Knowledge
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: LIS 6260
  23. Corequisites: None
  24. Course Description: This course covers the perceptual basis of information visualization, major visualization methods, information retrieval system utilizing information visualization, and future trends and issues of information visualization in digital libraries.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Information visualization is a technique which assists people to understand a huge amount of data in an effective way. With the exponential growth of information, information visualization techniques are integrated into current information retrieval and d
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? This course will be an elective course in the LIS program.

    This course introduces the emerging field of information visualization which is used in enhancing information retrieval and browsing.

  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? This course has been offered as a special topic three times (Fall 2006, Spring 2007, & Spring 2008).
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) A PhD in Library and Information Science or PhD in Information Science
  29. Objectives: This course is designed to give students a fundamental knowledge in information visualization and related topics as well as hands-on experiences in the application of this knowledge to browsing or organizing information.
  30. Learning Outcomes: • Understand basic concepts and principles of information visualization, user-centered design and the applications of information visualization in digital libraries.

    • Explore information visualization methods currently used in information retrieval systems or digital libraries.

    • Evaluate information visualization from user-centered perspectives.

    • Learn the use of information visualization applications and associated technologies.

  31. Major Topics: • Human visual perception

    • Information visualization methods

    • Information visualization & information retrieval

    • Human Computer Interaction Issues

    • Information visualization & digital libraries

  32. Textbooks: No required textbook
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
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