Curso de Mestrado em Ciência da Informação
Discipline: Information Management and Environmental Scanning

Course Objectives and Teaching Methods

The objectives of the discipline are:

The course will be jointly conducted by professors Ricardo R. Barbosa of the Escola de Biblioteconomia of the UFMG and Chun Wei Choo of the Faculty of Information Studies of the University of Toronto.

Classes will be structured in the following manner:

Students will be required to interview a manager and identify a particular information need. Using all available sources, he or she will make a report to the manager and the instructors, and later share the experience with the class.