School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

INLS 162, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
FALL 2001

SYLLABUS

Zari Kamarei
zkamarei@email.unc.edu
962-2323

Class meetings: Monday, Wednesday, 12:30-1:45; 307 Manning Hall
Office:  Math/Physics Library, 3rd floor, Phillips Hall
Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 8-9, or by appointment
Schedule


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.


Textbook and readings

Beyer, H., & Holtzblatt, K. (1998). Contextual Design: Defining Custom-Centered Systems. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann.

Additional readings on reserve or available via the World Wide Web.


Assignments and grading

The course grade will be based on five individual assignments (45%), a team project (45%), and class and team participation (10%).

Course policies