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    Nov 15, 2019  
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Information


Effective Fall 2014, the Master of Arts with a major in linguistics and the Master of Arts with a major in English as a second language are housed in the College of Information.

 

Main Office
Discovery Park, Room E290
3940 N. Elm St.
Denton, TX 76207-7102

Mailing address:
1155 Union Circle #311068
Denton, TX 76203-5017


940-369-8164
Fax: 940-891-6773
Web site: ci.unt.edu

Herman L. Totten, Dean
Linda Schamber, Associate Dean
William E. Moen, Associate Dean for Research

 

The College of Information situates itself at the intersection of people, technology, and information. It comprises faculty, staff, and students who invest in innovative research, collaborative partnerships and student-centered education to serve a global information society. The college is dedicated to serving the state, region, nation, and global community by preparing information leaders and innovators; forging the creation of transformative and translational knowledge; and sharing knowledge that addresses information challenges and problems. The college’s goals are to

  • provide exemplary learning opportunities and instruction facilitated through varied formats, technology-rich environments, and an accomplished faculty who embrace diversity in all college endeavors;
  • contribute leading-edge research, scholarship, and creative pursuits for a global informational society; and
  • nurture the professional endeavors of faculty and staff, the University, and the general public through outstanding leadership, consulting, community engagement, and continuing education.

Programs of study

Departments within the college offer graduate programs leading to the following degrees:

The departments also offer teacher and librarian certifications, graduate academic certificates and a post-master’s certificate of advanced study. General requirements for each graduate program are listed under each department.

Research

The college has four research centers and an excellent and growing record of success in obtaining research funding. Faculty and graduate students are highly productive in a wide variety of research efforts related to human information seeking, learning, and use behaviors; human-computer interactions; development, delivery, and evaluation of information and education systems and services; and information and education policies and ethics in public and private sectors.

Texas Center for Digital Knowledge

The Texas Center for Digital Knowledge (TxCDK) is a dynamic, entrepreneurial research and consulting services organization focusing on digital knowledge in the networked environment. Its mission is to stimulate and support interdisciplinary research encompassing theoretical frameworks and practical applications that can enhance the creation, storage, organization, retrieval, use, and evaluation of information in a wide variety of digital formats. TxCDK sponsors lectures and workshops and provides research support services for faculty and graduate students.

Advising

For general information, contact the Toulouse Graduate School. For specific requirements for graduate programs, contact the appropriate academic advisor in the Department of Learning Technologies or Department of Library and Information Sciences.

Department of Learning Technologies

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Department of Library and Information Sciences

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