Disability Informatics Course

INLS 690_230: Disability Informatics & Information

This course introduces students to a range of issues related to disability, information, technology, and information systems as social infrastructure. The course will comprise three main components: reading and participation (25%), contribution to a CEDI digital/data defense project (30%), and a panel presentation in the Symposium on Information for Social Good (35%). Students in the course will read, watch, and discuss a mix of personal accounts, empirical research, commentary, and theory related to information, technology, place, communities, and disability. The course is designed to allow students to gain broad exposure, while choosing an area of focus that aligns with your interests and/or career goals.

View the preliminary 2020 course syllabus.