Information Science & Information Studies

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Welcome to Information Science + Information Studies (ISIS). Our mission is to study and create new information technologies and to analyze their impact on art, culture, science, commerce, policy, society, and the environment.

 FALL 2015 COURSES:

Fabulous courses available this Fall in ISIS! Check out the following:

ISIS 110: Information, Society and Culture - the Bass Connections Info, Society, and Culture Gateway! (TTH 10:05-11:20, Herron)

ISIS 111: Intro to Art of the Moving Image - the popular AMI intro course. (W 3:05-6:05, Brown)

ISIS 198: Experimental Interface Design - learn from one of the leading lights of media arts today! (T 3:05-5:35, Seaman)

ISIS 214S: Media Theory - learn from one of the pre-eminent media theorists around! (MW 1:25-2:40, Hansen)

ISIS 240L: Web-Based Multimedia Communications - learn to rock raw HTML and CSS & some key graphic design principles from an award-winning graphic designer and a team of expert coders. (M 10:20-11:35 + Labs, Salvatella de Prada)

ISIS 248S: Editing for Film and Video - make those indie projects shine in a seminar setting with an expert instructor. (TTH 10:05-11:20, Havercamp)

ISIS 290: Special Topics - Building a Global Audience - don't miss this one; taught by a local tech developer! Special bonus: inside access to the PhD Lab for Digital Knowledge at FHI. (TTH 10:05-11:20, Dinin)

ISIS 305L: Virtual Museums - exploring the museums of the future w/ the latest technologies, including Oculus Rift and web technologies. (W 3:05-5:55, Forte)

ISIS 354S: Web Design and Communication - web principles from a documentary studies perspective. (T 3:05-5:35, Sims)

ISIS 380S: Digital History and Humanities: NC Jukebox - an Archives Alive/Bass Info/FHI Digital Humanities course, where you learn how to turn an historic folksong archive into a contemporary museum exhibition in Western NC. All in the new Rubenstein Library! (TH 10:05-12:35, Abel/Szabo)

ISIS 544L: Digital Archeology - come learn the latest principles and techniques for translating ancient sites into online reconstructions and virtual reality experiences. (TH 3:05-4:20, Forte)

ISIS 580S; Historical and Cultural Visualization Proseminar/ Digital Humanities Methods - learn the theories and practice of online exhibitions, digital mapping, and humanities data visualization w/ the Wired! Lab for Digital Art History and Visual Culture. (F 9:00-11:30, Szabo)

ISIS 590S: Special Topics - Post-Cinema - one-time-only chance to think through the future of cinema with a visiting media theorist and digital maker! (TH 1:40-4:10, Denson)

See the Undergraduate and Graduate course listings for more info.

Consider signing up for our Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates too! You may already be closer than you think to fulfilling the requirements! In some cases we can arrange credit for internships and special project experiences through the Certificate 2.0 option forBass Connections' Information, Society, and Culture theme or similar project work. Demonstrate your critical and maker to future employers, grad schools, and your peers with a handsome ISIS credential on your transcript. 

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