[Asis-l] FW: Faculty at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee receive an IMLS grant.
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From: Bilal, Dania [mailto:dania at utk.edu]
Faculty at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee receive an IMLS grant.
Drs. Carol Tenopir (PI), Dania Bilal (Co-PI), and Rachel Fleming-May (Co-PI) in the School of Information Sciences in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Tennessee have received $811, 501 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to educate students in a future career in User Experience and Assessment. The grant will provide assistantships and co-curricular educational opportunities for twelve graduate students interested in pursuing a career specializing in User Experience and Assessment.
"Experience Assessment" is an on-campus program that will begin in Fall semester 2016. During the 42-credit hour program students will complete 36 hours of course work and 6 hours of field experience. Every student will receive travel assistance to attend a professional meeting, specialized mentoring, and workplace opportunities in UX and Assessment. Each student will receive full tuition, medical benefits, and an assistantship that includes a yearly stipend from fall 2016 through graduation in May 2018.
The University of Tennessee M.S. degree in Information Sciences is fully accredited by the American Library Association. Partners for Experience Assessment include the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Information International Associates, the Tombras Group, USGS, Martha Kyrillidou and Associates, and the University of Tennessee Library.
Dania Bilal, Interim Director and Professor School of Information Sciences College of Communication and Information
1345 Circle Park Drive, Suite 451
Knoxville, TN 37996
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