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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Communication, Information and Library Studies 194 Graduate Courses  
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16:194:600 Ph.D. Colloquium (0) Required each semester in coursework. Forum for the presentation of research by guest speakers, faculty, and students.
16:194:601 Communication, Information, and Media Proseminar (3) The proseminar addresses nature of communication, information, and media processes and their role in individual, social, and institutional behavior. Particular emphasis will be on the conceptual linkages between communication, information, and media processes, as well as theory and metatheory. Panels will alternate between interdisciplinary and area-specific topics featuring communication, information, and library studies program faculty members as speakers. The proseminar will include topics in professional development, academic integrity, responsible and ethical conduct of research, intellectual property. Students will complete the Human Subjects Certification program as part of the course.
16:194:602 Research Foundations (3) Concepts, methods, and practices of social science research in relation to library and information studies.
16:194:603 Qualitative Research Methods (3) Qualitative approaches for examining communication, media, and information processes.
Prerequisite: 16:194:601.
16:194:604 Quantitative Research Methods (3) Examines facets of research, problem areas, research techniques, and range of techniques (including experimental designs). Each student develops a research methods proposal relating to a chosen topic. Prerequisites: 16:194:601 and 602, and statistics competency.
16:194:605 Critical Research Methods (3) Issues, debates, and techniques related to textual and contextual analysis of media and other forms of data. Prerequisite: 16:194:601.
16:194:608 Research Practicum (3) Students conduct original research under the supervision of one or more members of the program faculty and produce a scholarly paper to be submitted to a recognized conference or refereed journal. Results are presented at an interactive display session in school.
16:194:610 Seminar in Information Studies (3) Major problems, trends, and developments in information science and technology. Critical survey of current research and findings.
16:194:612 Human Information Behavior (3) Precursors to and characteristics of human information-seeking behavior, individual and social, both within and outside of institutional information systems. Relations between such behavior and information-system design and relevant technologies. Prerequisite: 16:194:610 or permission of instructor.
16:194:614 Information Retrieval Theory (3) Examines the basic problems of information retrieval from theoretical and experimental points of view. Develops a basis for the specification of design principles for information retrieval systems. Prerequisites: 16:194:610 and 612, or permission of instructor.
16:194:617 Knowledge Representation for Information Retrieval (3) Concurrent consideration of options for knowledge representation, methods for evaluating the effect of these options on costs and effectiveness, and research relating to knowledge representation for information retrieval.
16:194:619 Experiment and Evaluation in Information Systems (3) Measures, models, and methods for macroevaluation of impact of information systems within their environment and for microevaluation of performance of system components. Methodology and implementation strategies. Prerequisites: 16:194:612, 614, or permission of instructor.
16:194:620 Interpersonal Communication (3) Contemporary theories and major lines of classic and current research concerning interpersonal communication.
16:194:621 Organizational Communication Research (3) Survey of major theories, methods, and research topics in the study of organizing and organizations. Examines a range of micro and macro topics related to organizing and organizations and the role of information and communication in those processes.
16:194:622 Health Communication (3) Provides an overview of the major areas of health communication including health communication campaigns, physician-patient communication, and communication among health professionals and individuals affected by health issues.
16:194:623 Research Design (3) Provides a basic overview of social science research methods. The emphasis of the course is on appropriate method selection and the strengths and weakness of different approaches. The course covers a range of quantitative and qualitative methods.
16:194:624 Communication Theory (3) Exposes students to many of the core theoretical foundations that underlie the field of communication and explores the principals underlying theory construction and theoretical model building within the discipline.
16:194:625 Dynamics of Global Organizations (3) Provides deeper insight into the contested phenomenon of globalization and its implications for organizations and processes of organizing. Students taking this course will gain awareness of the complexities of organizing across national and other boundaries and the role of communication in this process, as well as assessing the implications of globalization for today's organizations, including both corporations and nonprofits, governmental and private.
16:194:626 Organizational Communication Networks (3) Theory, concepts, methods, and analysis for understanding and applying social networks to organizational contexts.
16:194:627 Work and Communication Technology (3) Examines key challenges, opportunities, and policies at the intersection of communication technology use and the workplace.
16:194:628 Social Media (3) Provides a theoretical orientation to the examination of social media. Topics discussed include issues of self-presentation, identity, privacy, youth and social media, information exchange, political participation, social networks, social capital, virtual worlds, collective action, and work.
16:194:629 Organizational Leadership (3) Leadership is a topic of substantial current interest in corporate, political, academic, health, and community settings. This seminar will examine organizational leadership concepts and practices across a variety of these contexts from both a scholarly and professional perspective.
16:194:631 Media Theory (3) Current mass communication theories and approaches analyzed from a research perspective. Topics include critical theory, audience ethnography, uses and gratifications, socialization processes and effects, and agenda setting.
16:194:632 Scholarly and Scientific Communication (3) Study of the processes through which scholarly, scientific, and technical ideas are communicated: mentoring; professional, national, and international information networks; scholarly and scientific publishing; examines other aspects of specialized information transfer.
16:194:633 Mediated Communication (3) Examines newly emerging mediated communication technologies (e.g., mobile phones and internet) and how they relate to individuals, organizations, and society; also examines how social forces affect adoption and usage patterns of mediated technologies.
16:194:635 Health Communication Campaigns (3) Focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of communication programs designed to change health behavior of individuals, groups, and entire populations.
16:194:636 Interpersonal Health Communication (3) Overviews major themes of interpersonal health communication including issues such as physician-patient communication, relationships for individuals with health issues, and the relationship of communication to physical and mental health outcomes.
16:194:637 Mediated Health Communication (3) Focuses on how mediated communication is transforming health/medical practice and affecting health policy processes. Topics range from the way mediated communication sources affect the search for and acquisition of health information to the way these technologies are used to affect the behavior of individuals, groups, and entire populations.
16:194:641 Media Law and Policy (3)   The intersections of law, policy, and technology, examining attempts to regulate digital media and information flows. The tensions among freedom, control, individual liberty, and societal good inherent in attempts to regulate a developing media landscape.
16:194:642 Information Regulation and Law (3) Information law and regulation; focus on the historical and contemporary legal and regulatory issues stemming from the application of information technology.
16:194:643 Information Indicators (3) Integrated treatment of measures, indicators, and methods for quantitative description of information and communication systems, resources, and activities. Emphasis on drawing relations among different measures and application to information policy studies.
16:194:645 Advanced Concepts in the Management of Information Organizations (3) Systematic consideration of the evolution of management theory leading to an evaluation of contemporary theoretical and research issues in planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling the information organization. Prerequisite: 17:610:570 or equivalent.
16:194:648 Organizational Assessment and Change (3) Systematic consideration of the theories and strategies of assessment, planning, development, and change at the organizational and programmatic levels in nonprofit and profit-seeking information organizations.
16:194:656 Theories and Issues in Library Studies (3) Examination of the intellectual foundations for librarianship as a discipline, the development of a broadened understanding of pervasive theories and research issues, and the identification and exploration of research literature in librarianship and pertinent allied fields.
16:194:660 Audience Studies (3) Nature of audiences, how audiences emerge, and how audiences can be studied. Weak/strong effects, uses and gratifications, reader response theory, cultural studies.
16:194:662 Media Criticism (3) Theories, principles, and research that inform the practice of media education worldwide. Theories of media education, various approaches to media pedagogy, and contemporary research problems.
16:194:663 Media History (3) History of print and electronic news media, considering them not as free-standing institutions but as key parts or aspects of wider cultural and political developments, and situating them in their historical context.
16:194:664 Media and Culture (3) Cultural approaches to media studies. Topics include cultural theory; aesthetics and taste; representation and ideology; consumer culture; media, culture, and identity; gender, race, class, and sexuality in media; fandom and subcultures.
16:194:665 Media and Politics (3) Theories and research relating old and new media to political decision making. Topics include public attitudes and opinion, media policy, interest articulation, political culture, ideology, rhetoric and content analysis, framing, and agenda setting.
16:194:666 Social Construction of News (3) Social science research on news and the news media. Examines diverse scholarly perspectives, comparing them with the views of journalists, journalism critics, and the public.
16:194:670-674 Special Topics: Communication Processes (3 Each)
16:194:675-679 Special Topics: Library and Information Science (3 Each)
16:194:680-684 Special Topics: Media Studies (3 Each)
16:194:695 Teaching Apprenticeship (0) A noncredit teaching apprenticeship designed to provide doctoral candidates with classroom experience. The apprentice will work with a participating SC&I member of the graduate faculty to develop a plan for the apprentice's work. Prerequisite: 9 credits in Ph.D. program.
16:194:696,697 Special Topics (3,3)
16:194:698 Independent Study (3)
16:194:699 Independent Study (3)
16:194:701,702 Dissertation Research (BA,BA)
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