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School of Information Science & Learning Technologies — SISLT — The iSchool at The University of Missouri

SISLT — The iSchool at The University of Missouri

Programs

Three library and information science individuals discussion in front of a computer.

Master the essential knowledge, skills, and values of librarianship and the information professions through research, education, and outreach.

Educational Technology students developing an educational game.

Learn to design, develop and implement technology in education and online learning, training and performance support. Offers online courses only.

Eight School of Information Science and Learning Technology graduates.

Follow interdisciplinary paths to inquiry in technical, cognitive, epistemological, cultural, political, and economic aspects of informing and learning.

Why SISLT?

ALA Accreditation

Our Library Science Masters program is the only American Libraries Association (ALA) accredited program in Missouri.

Read More About SISLT's Library and Information Science Program

AECT Endorsement

Our Online Education Graduate Certificate is endorsed by the Association for Educational Communications & Technology.

Read More About SISLT's Online Educator Certificate

Career Options

Our graduates work for top companies like Amazon, Google, and Cerner; government agencies; and national and international universities.

Read More About SISLT's Graduate Employment Opportunities

User Experience Design

The User Experience and Usability (UXU) Certificate prepares students to design and evaluate technology tools and information systems.

Read More About SISLT's UXU Certificate

Learning Laboratories

  • The Information Experience Laboratory (IE Lab) is a learning laboratory and enterprise for research, teaching and service in technology usability. You’ll receive hands-on training conducting usability studies in real-world settings as our faculty and student practitioners share their knowledge and experiences.
  • The MU Lab for Educational Games (MULE) is an interdisciplinary team devoted to researching and developing video games. Working with our team can provide valuable project based experience for a wide range of skills and interests.
  • The MU I.C.E. (Innovate, Create, Educate) Lab is a Makerspace lab offering all students at MU hands on experience with 3D printing, scanning, CNC routing, and the Makerspace culture. In lab, students will see their creations and class projects come to life.

The IE Lab is a learning lab and enterprise for research, teaching and service in technology usability.

MULE is an interdisciplinary team devoted to researching and developing video games.

 

The MU I.C.E. Lab offers MU students hands on experience with 3D printing, scanning, CNC routing, and the Makerspace culture.

News

MU SISLT Announces New Graduate Certificates and Degree Name Changes

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The colors of the leaves aren’t the only things changing at the MU School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT). On , the department emailed its constituents to inform them about the launch of two new graduate certificates and name adjustments to two current degree titles.

We are pleased to offer New Graduate Certificates: Digital Humanities and User Experience and Usability (UXU).

Student Spotlight: Jodi Page, M.Ed. candidate (‘18)

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Jodi Page is pursuing a Master of Education in Information Science and Learning Technology with an emphasis in educational technology and an online educator certificate. Her expected graduation date is December 2018.

Photo of Jodi Page

Alumni Spotlight: Denyse Sturges, MLIS (‘90), Ed.S. (‘02)

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Denyse Sturges matriculated through two programs at the MU School of Information Science & Learning Technologies. After graduating with a master’s in library and information science (1990), she later attained an educational specialist degree in educational technologies (2002).

Photo of Denyse Sturges. Photo courtesy of Denyse Sturges.

Alumni Spotlight: Jeanne Drewes, MLIS (‘86)

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Jeanne Drewes, chief of the Binding & Collections Care Division and the Deacidification Program at the Library of Congress, is a 1986 alumna of the MU School of Information Science & Learning Technologies.

Photo of Jeanne Drewes, Chief of Binding and Collections Care Division, in the Adams Building, Feb. 27, 2015. Photo by Shawn Miller — American Library Association (ALA).

Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Royse, M.Ed. (‘10)

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Lisa Royse received her master’s in education from the Learning Systems Design and Development program at the MU School of Information Science & Learning Technologies in 2010. Currently, she’s working on her Ph.D. in Information Science and Learning Technologies, and is expected to graduate in 2018.

Photo of Lisa Royse