Re: [Fis] The State of the Art - Discussion of Information Science Education

2011-12-12 Thread Karl Javorszky
Hi All, the talk here going about a possible curriculum, I have assembled one. This is of course only an outline but should give a realistic idea about the half-steps needed to grasp what we understand under information. I'd look forward working on this project. Asking for your kind tolerance, I

Re: [Fis] The State of the Art - Discussion of Information Science Education

2011-12-12 Thread Igor Gurevich
2011/12/9 m...@aiu.ac.jp: Dear all, I teach every year (this fall fourth time) a general education course Information Science for freshmen and sophomores which has as its main objective to present not an existing discipline, but a potential unified approach to study complex issues related

Re: [Fis] The State of the Art - Discussion of Information Science Education

2011-12-11 Thread john.holg...@ozemail.com.au
Thanks Walter, A useful snapshot of PC (Philosophy of Computing). It reminds me that the origin of the word 'computing' is com-putare = to consider together, suppose together, imagine together. This is surely what Steve Jobs was all about. To reduce computation to algorithmic calculation or

Re: [Fis] The State of the Art - Discussion of Information Science Education

2011-12-11 Thread Bruno Marchal
Hi John, Hi Fis-people On 11 Dec 2011, at 13:49, john.holg...@ozemail.com.au wrote: Thanks Walter, A useful snapshot of PC (Philosophy of Computing). It reminds me that the origin of the word 'computing' is com-putare = to consider together, suppose together, imagine together. This is

Re: [Fis] The State of the Art - Discussion of Information Science Education

2011-12-08 Thread John Collier
Good to see that fis perspectives are used in teaching. I use information ideas fundamentally in our second year Cognitive Science course, and also in some postgrad courses I teach. John At 03:03 PM 2011/12/07, Pedro C. Marijuan wrote: Thanks a lot, Gordana. It is a very good idea.

Re: [Fis] The State of the Art - Discussion of Information Science Education

2011-12-08 Thread walter . riofrio
Dear all, It is possible find some useful ideas to build multi-inter-trans disciplinary approaches in last “closing statement” of Ubiquity Symposium: What is Computation? What Have We Said About Computation? [1] If you are interested in all papers of this ACM

Re: [Fis] The State of the Art - Discussion of Information Science Education

2011-12-08 Thread mjs
Dear all, I teach every year (this fall fourth time) a general education course Information Science for freshmen and sophomores which has as its main objective to present not an existing discipline, but a potential unified approach to study complex issues related to globalization.

Re: [Fis] The State of the Art - Discussion of Information Science Education

2011-12-07 Thread Pedro C. Marijuan
Thanks a lot, Gordana. It is a very good idea. Unfortunately I could not participate in the opening of the session, well, at least I can say now that I had the experience of teaching for Engineering graduate students two neatly informational (FIS) disciplines. One of them, _Bioinformation:

Re: [Fis] The State of the Art - Discussion of Information Science Education

2011-12-07 Thread Wolfgang Hofkirchner
dear gordana, maybe the following is of interest to the topic. first, the description of the module i am responsible of in the curriculum of master students of technical informatics and media informatics from this year on (see below). and second, a link to download a background information

Re: [Fis] The State of the Art - Discussion of Information Science Education

2011-12-07 Thread Karl Javorszky
Dear FIS, Let me systematise the requirements and conditions raised so far and then discuss a proposal: Recapitulation: (maybe there will be a possibility to attach attachments to the postings. The following should be an attachment, where I recapitulate the points previous speakers have