INF214 Professional Study Visit (4)

This subject will expose students to a range of information agencies so that they gain a deeper understanding of both the career opportunities available within the profession, and how various information agencies function to service a particular clientele.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Online
SPACE, University of Hong Kong
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Online
SPACE, University of Hong Kong
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Online
SPACE, University of Hong Kong
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
SY/US
Duration
Two sessions
School
School of Information Studies
Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed INF118, INF108 or INF110

Incompatable Subjects
INF108 INF110 INF118
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe the operation of a range of information agencies and how these interact with their users;
  • be able to discuss the range and variety of information agencies and the services they offer; and
  • reflect upon how these operations fit with what has been learnt through formal coursework.
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Overview of a variety of libraries and information organisations
  • Providing a link between practice and classroom learning
Workplace Learning
This subject contains a 4 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Students visit a range of information environments (e.g. libraries, archives, records management organisations) in which the staff share with students the services, collections and facilities offered by that particular organisation.
Students reflect on their experience and discuss this in a formal report.

Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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