INLS 582_003, Systems Analysis

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INLS 582_003, Systems Analysis, Spring 2014

School of Information and Library Science

Time: Monday and Wednesday,  3:30 - 4:45
Place: 307 Manning Hall
Credits: 3 hours

Instructor: Timothy J Shearer
Office: 212 Davis Library
Phone: (919) 843-9516
Email: tshearer at email dot unc dot edu
Office Hours:  Monday & Wednesday 5:00 - 6:00, and by appointment

Course Description
This course will introduce the basic concepts underlying systems analysis, focusing on contextual inquiry/design and data modeling, and the application of those analysis techniques in the analysis and design of organizational information systems. Open to SILS graduate and undergraduate students. SILS undergraduate students must have successfully completed INLS 382, Information Systems Analysis and Design. Open to non-SILS students with permission of instructor.

Course Objectives
  1. Develop an understanding of the role of information systems in modern organizations.
  2. Become familiar with a variety of information systems analysis and problem-solving tools and approaches.
  3. Gain practical experience with information systems analysis and design, working as part of a project team.
  4. Start to develop the skills needed in your professional career, such as working with clients and learning and applying new information technologies.

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