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SLIS 772 - Strategic Intelligence for Information Professionals

Class Session: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Friday, December 07, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Prerequisites: SLIS 748 or SLIS 740 or consent of instructor

Instructor: Dick Kawooya

Note: Please register for this course by August 17, 2018. Sections for this course: J50 (SC), J91 (Other States Cohort), J92 (Other Countries Cohort). J91 and J92 students pay the cohort tuition rate.

Course Description

Principles and practices of information gathering and analysis, including the collection and analysis of open source information and evaluation and synthesis; competitive intelligence; role of strategic intelligence in modern organizations.

Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).

Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.

Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Information is accurate as of March 21, 2018, 8:36 pm (Subject to change)

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