57100 People, Information and Knowledge8cp
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 95567 Digital Media in Social Context
Graduate subject - Information Management - 400 level
This subject begins with an examination of the fundamental philosophies of information and knowledge relevant to the areas of information management and knowledge management. It also serves as an introduction to frameworks for exploring and analysing people's information behaviour. Students develop a detailed understanding of the theoretical underpinnings that link people, information and knowledge. The subject introduces the concepts of information ecologies and communities of practice as part of the skill set for working with and understanding the implications of people needing, using and adding value to information. These concepts draw on multidisciplinary theories articulated within the social, cognitive, management and computing sciences.
Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus
Detailed subject description.
Information to assist with determining the applicable fee type can be found at Understanding fees.
- Commonwealth-supported students: view subject fees at Fees Search: Commonwealth-supported
- Postgraduate domestic fee-paying students: fees are charged according to the course enrolled in; refer to Domestic Fees Search: Postgraduate and Research
- International students: fees are charged according to the course enrolled in; refer to International Fees Search
- Subject EFTSL: 0.167