Brown Bag Seminar Series

The brown-bag seminar series is a long-standing tradition of the iSchool. These informal sessions serve as both an opportunity to invite colleagues from other places to visit Syracuse and as a vehicle to have colleagues here share out their research. The sessions are informal and collegial, the expectation is for interactive engagement among the audience and speaker. Timing is flexible, but weekly. Most often these happen across the noon hour and people are invited to eat their lunch as they participate. A list of future and past brown-bag talks is posted here.

Upcoming Speakers

Brown Bag Seminar: Informatics Thinking

Thursday, April 09, 2015  
4:00 PM
Hinds Hall 347 - Katzer Room

Mike TwidaleMike Twidale, Professor, GSLIS, University of Illinois will present a seminar on Informatics Thinking.

Twidale's research interests include computer supported cooperative work, computer supported collaborative learning, and human computer interaction. Current projects include studies of informal social learning of technology, technological appropriation, metrics for open access, sociotechnical systems design, data literacy, collaborative information retrieval, computational metacognition, agile research methods and long term scientific database management. His approach involves the use of interdisciplinary techniques to develop high speed low cost methods to better understand the difficulties people have with existing computer applications and so to design more effective systems.





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