Course Description

Enhances the listening, speaking and writing skills of Information Studies students with low TOEFL or IELTS scores, or through departmental recommendation. Includes information studies specific writing presentations. Cannot be counted towards degree. By permission only.


3 credits.

Professor of Record

Murali Venkatesh


Learning Objectives

After taking this course, students will be able to: 

  1. Speak confidently and effectively about Information Studies-related issues in formal situations
  2. Participate actively in a classroom situation, interacting with the instructor and classmates
  3. Read large amounts of Information Studies material quickly and with good comprehension
  4. Write effectively about business topics, using clear arguments and appropriate organization
  5. Understand and use idioms and Information Studies vocabulary
  6. Interpret different types of assignments, test questions and class requirements
  7. Increase sensitivity to working within a multi-cultural framework

Course Syllabus

IST 678 Spring 2021 Syllabus- Laura Lisnyczyj

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