ERIC Number: ED237103
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-May
Reference Count: N/A
National and International Information Policies. IST 682, A Graduate Course.
Dosa, Marta L.
This course outline begins with a statement of seven objectives which relate to (1) the role of the policy sciences and the policy science literatures; (2) understanding the policy analysis process; (3) identification of major policy issues concerned with information as a resource in economic and social life; (4) application of policy analytical methods to national and international policy issues; (5) the awareness of major public and private organizations that influence information policies; (6) awareness of major research centers, academic departments, programs, and trends in the study of information policies; and (7) the ability to formulate problems and study the role of information policies in national development and productivity. Requirements and guidelines are listed for a policy review project which includes development of a hypothetical proposal for the management of an organization based on an information policy review. A resource guide lists references and information sources for the following topics: the policy process, the policy sciences, national information policies, public agencies, interest groups and public participation, national information policy issues, international information policy issues, countries and areas, and examples of sources for information policy research. (LMM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. School of Information Studies.