Teaching

Below are the courses I have taught over the years at the University of Washington at either the Seattle or Tacoma campus.

T INST 100 Fluency in Information Technology (5)
Introduces skills, concepts, and capabilities necessary to effectively use information technology. Includes logical reasoning, managing complexity, operation of computers and networks, and contemporary applications such as effective Web searching and database manipulation, ethical aspects, and social impacts of information technology.

T INFO 220 Foundations of Human Computer Interaction for Information Technology and Systems (5) I&S
Examines the principles of human computer interaction. Studies issues of computer and system design more holistically with an emphasis on how such systems can be improved through proactive designs. Topics include human factors, human-centered computing and evaluation, effective interfaces, accessibility, legal issues, and social and organizational context.

T INFO 230 Web Design & Programming (5)
Examines selected topics in technology for web design and programming, paying particular attention to client interactions on the World Wide Web. Studies unique concepts and technologies in developing client-side of a web-based information system such as XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOM, XML, AJAX, JSON, and Web 2.0.

T INFO 461 Organizational Information Assurance (5) I&S
Examines information assurance by exploring the most current methods for securing information and systems from policies and procedures to technologies and audit in the context of the cloud. Topics include fundamental aspects, security mechanism, operational issues, policy, attacks, security domains, forensics, information states, security services, treat analysis, and vulnerabilities.

T INFO 462 Building an Information Risk Management Toolkit (5) I&S
Examines current/emerging topics and issues associated with risk management of information technology and systems. Studies topics like security risk in a business and an IT context, security risk assessment models, risk assessment processes, risk-based decisions and consensus, incorporation of risk assessment, and an IT security plan.

T INFO 463 Establishing and Managing Information Assurance Strategies (5) I&S
Examines real case studies to expand on fundamental aspects of information assurance, including security mechanism, operational issues, policy attacks, security domains, forensics, information states, security services, threat analysis, and vulnerabilities.

T INFO 502 Information Assurance, Cyber-security, and Risk Management in Context (4)
Examines the concepts, processes, and skills related to risk management in information assurance involving risk assessment, risk analysis, and mitigation planning. Analysis of the risk management process through several structured approaches that facilitate information assurance decision-making.

INFO 470 Research Methods in Informatics (5)
Introduction to the research methods used in informatics for understanding technology, information, and human behavior. Methods incorporate those from design, engineering, and social science. Topics include science and invention, research contribution types, research through design, theory, ethics, and qualitative/quantitative empirical methods. Prerequisite: either CS&SS 221/SOC 221/STAT 221, STAT 311, or QMETH 201.

LIS 570 Research, Assessment, and Design (4)
Students recognize research and design opportunities, translate them into researchable frameworks, and conduct research in libraries and other information agencies. Covers problem definition, data collection and analysis, design and validation of alternative solutions, and reporting of results. Prerequisite: LIS 500, which may be taken concurrently.

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