The iSchool Movement: Reflections From the Profession

Meghan Ecclestone, , Jun 12, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes

This aerticle is a few years old but I just saw it today and I'm passing it along because the "iSchool Movement" is completely new to me. From their website, we learn "The iSchools organization is a collection of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field. These schools, colleges, and departments have been newly created or are evolving from programs formerly focused on specific tracks such as information technology, library science, informatics, information science, and more." The interview itself is pretty short and basic, with only tantalizing hints about a "path structure". This article says "A path is a type of meta-structure that links conceptually similar information in a ... Intermediate school." Via Academia.

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