London Program – Summer 2015

Designed for everyone interested in learning more about Web 2.0 applications, this program offers two classes that are appropriate for graduate students in the School of Information and interested students from other graduate majors. Coursework examines theory, concepts and techniques, while using London as the subject matter on which practical projects are based. Particular emphasis is given to settings from children’s books. Students plan, design and create websites, podcasts, short films, digital photographs, personalized books, and other multimedia and social media projects. Excursions to other parts of the United Kingdom and social activities are included. For further information, visit the International Programs page.

Note: A portion of this program will be taught online pre-departure, upon return, or a combination of both.

Summer 2013 Class

Katie Behrens (Class of 2012) Digital Story Project:


This program is designed to meet program requirements for library science graduate students.  It is also appropriate for graduates and working professional librarians who have an interest in multimedia and social media. Those working in a position that requires digital production and social media promotion may also find the coursework valuable to their careers.


Students stay in furnished apartments in the Florida State London Study Centre or in comparable accommodations within central London. Information about London and the Study Center is available on the London Study Center website. Overnight guests are not allowed in program housing.

Areas of Study:

Multimedia Design and Production

Summer 2015 Dates & Fees

July 3 – July 24 2015 (3 weeks overseas)
Fees: $5,515

The dates indicate the first night in housing until the morning of the program’s last day. All fees, courses, prices, dates, and all details are subject to change.

Fee Includes

The fee includes all registration and instructional costs for up to 6 graduate credit hours; shared housing; continental breakfast on class days; program cultural excursions and activities; London transport pass; class-related performances and events; health insurance; international student ID card; full-time academic and administrative support; t-shirt.

Not Included

The fee does not include round-trip international airfare; passport; food (except as noted); books and supplies; personal travel/activity/spending money; university-assessed fees (e.g.per credit hour technology fee).

Course Offerings

LIS 5313 Digital Media: Concepts and Production (3 credits)

This course provides a conceptual and practical introduction to creating and using digital-media resources to support learning and collaboration in information professions. Students regularly engage in media analysis and media production activities that incorporate digital image, sound, and video elements; utilize Web-based collaborative tools; and apply knowledge of fair use and copyright to multimedia.

LIS 5385 Social Media Management (3 credits)

This course focuses on social media – specifically we focus on the tools, information management and communication functions through hands-on work with designing and managing social media sites. Students participating in this class will actively design, implement, and coordinate numerous projects that build a foundation in social media while allowing students to gain valuable leadership, communication, and organizational skills.

For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Everhart at

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