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SIS Seminar Series: "Convergence & Challenges in Information Studies: Is There a New Profession?" - Geneviève Eustache

Fri, 2013-10-25 12:30 - 14:00

Join us at the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) for a talk on the future of the information professions with guest speaker Geneviève Eustache.

"For several decades, the world of libraries, archives, records management, information management, and museums have been affected by tremendous changes due to the increasing use of information technologies, Internet, social medias, and the need to preserve and make accessible rapidly sets of data and information resources that growing continuously.

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Research Seminar: "Beyond Classic Educational Paradigms: The Place of Human-Information Interaction in Adaptive Educational Technologies." Dr. E. Blanchard

Thu, 2012-11-29 10:00 - 11:15

Join us for a talk on Human-Information Interaction (HII) in adaptive educational technologies with guest speaker Dr. Emmanuel Blanchard. Dr. Blanchard is Assistant Professor, Dept. of Architecture, Design, & Media Technology, Aalberg University, Denmark.

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Research Seminar: "Cognitive Psychology and Spatial Information Interaction." Dr. I. Frissen

Mon, 2012-12-03 10:00 - 11:15

Join us for a talk by guest speaker Dr. Ilja Frissen on cognitive psychology and spatial information interaction.

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Research Seminar: "Exploring Individuals’ Information Practices: The Photovoice Research Method". Dr. Lisa Given

Wed, 2012-10-24 12:30 - 14:00

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies research seminar on visual research methods with guest speaker Dr. Lisa M. Given. Professor of Information Studies, Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education, Charles Sturt University, Australia.


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Research Seminar: "Time Capsulation: Conceptual & Methodological Issues in Studying Scheme Change". Dr. Joseph T. Tennis

Mon, 2012-11-26 12:30 - 14:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies research seminar on classification scheme change with guest lecturer Joseph T. Tennis.

In his talk Professor Tennis will outline the agenda of studying classification scheme change, enumerate the types and varieties of evidence for scheme change, and then address the epistemic and methodological issues related to how change is studied. Some theories of history and theories of time scales in relation to this question of data methodology will be sampled.

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