School of Information Studies at Syracuse University seeks a Part-time Instructor to teach one section of IST618 – Information Policy,for Fall 2019
Public policy issues of the digital environment, including freedom of expression, intellectual property, economic regulations, privacy, security, access, standards, and dissemination of public information. Application of economic, legal, and political science concepts to policy analysis.
As a core course common to all programs, it has a clear set of goals and learning objectives which are:
Analyze and critique basic public policy issues of the digital economy. We define these basic areas as: freedom of expression; intellectual property; economic regulation of communication-information industries; access and affordability; privacy and security; public sector information policy; and internet governance. The course is issue-based and attempts to teach about those topics in a way that is as globally applicable as possible.
Apply key concepts from economics, law and political science to the analysis of communication and information policy issues, and know how different schools of thought approach those issues
Recognize, the reasons, circumstances, and factors that lead to government intervention.
Discern and research emerging information policy issues and the way organizations are affected by or influence such policies.
Advocate for and implement sensible and ethical information and technology policy in organizational and other settings as well as in the larger society.
Identify a specific information policy concern, assess it, and make recommendations
Locate, select, use, and evaluate sources of policy-related information
Improve your oral analytic and visual presentation ability, by presenting policy alternatives through class participation in simulations, debates, and formal group presentations.
Internal Number: 79658
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