Special Topics in Information Studies: Social Ethics and Vulnerable Populations


This course will cover topics related to social ethics and vulnerable populations, which is an interdisciplinary course between ischool and FIFSW. In particular, it will focus on social ethics and information communication technology. It aims to help student think through the ethical challenges by using information technology and big data to help make social justice decisions, and to inform information students how the information technology has real life impact on vulnerable and under-represented populations. The course will include several sessions on different topics of areas (health, violence, media etc.), and will include readings, case discussions, group work and video/animation projects.

NOTE:Pending Approval