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A Special Topics Course on Personal Information Management

Perez-Quinones, Manuel A. and Tungare, Manas and Pyla, Pardha and Kurdziolek, Margaret (2006) A Special Topics Course on Personal Information Management. Technical Report TR-06-26, Computer Science, Virginia Tech.

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Abstract

Personal Information Management (PIM) is an important emerg- ing area of study in Computer Science and Information Systems. During the Spring of 2006, we offered a special topics course in PIM at Virginia Tech. This paper presents some motivation of why studying PIM is important, the goals for the course, some sam- ple material from the course, and a few student evaluations. The paper presents in detail an activity called “Day in the Life of My Information” that resulted in an interesting experience from both, educational and research points of view.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Keywords:Personal Information Management
Subjects:Computer Science > Human Computer Interaction
ID Code:932
Deposited By:Perez-Quinones, Dr. Manuel A.
Deposited On:06 December 2006