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ACAM390A Asian Migrations in a Global Context taken Summer 2019. A global seminar taking place in Vancouver's Chinatown, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Penang, Malaysia. We explored multi-disciplinary perspectives on Cantonese migration. The course culminated in a group video project that was showcased to the local Chinatown community at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. My group focused on cultural heritage and preservation.


Asian Canadian and/or Asian Transnational Studies taken Fall 2018. English literature course covering a variety of topics including Chinese Canadians, Japanese internment in Canada, the Korean War, and Filipinx Canadians. Assignments included archival research and essay writing, digital media production, and a creative assignment or essay.


HIST485 Asian Migrant Communities in Vancouver taken Spring 2019. Course included topics such as defining "Asian," histories of Asian presence in North America, and representation in media. Assignments included two video-based group projects, one of which was based on a local restaurant, as well as a creative group or individual project.


LIBR506 Human-Information Interaction taken Spring 2024. A foundational course providing information interaction models and theories related to understanding the needs of information users and communities. The final course project centres on evaluating needs for a specific user group and designing a prototype information product or service to address those needs.


LIBR507 Methods of Research and Evaluation in Information Organizations taken Spring 2024. Introductory course exploring the theory and practice of social science research methods, focusing on the use of these methods in Library and Information Science research. The course is built around in-class labs on data collection and analysis methods, emphasizing practical skills relating to research planning and implementation. The central group project involves writing a study protocol for evaluating an existing information service or product.


LIBR508 Information Practices in Contemporary Society taken Spring 2024. This core course explores the social, political and cultural situations and tensions surrounding contemporary information practices. Critical engagement of theoretical approaches, ethical groundings, methodological frameworks and technical skills were encouraged through small seminar groups and lecture discussions. For my final project, I wrote a topic briefing on disability representation in LIS education.


LIBR509 Foundations of Bibliographic Control taken Spring 2024. An introduction to organization of information with topics including: theory of classification, including semantic relationships and facet analysis; controlled vocabularies; and, analysis and description of intellectual and physical characteristics of documents. This course is centered on self-assessment, peer-to-peer feedback, and using the creation of low-fidelity prototypes to understand principles and systems.


LIBR506 Sociotechnical Perspectives of Information Systems taken Summer 2024. A multidisciplinary course critically examining information systems from a socio-technical perspective. The final course project is a proposal for a (re)design of an information service, product, or system to address a gap for an under-served community.


SOCI433A Directed Studies: Telling Asian Canadian Stories with Unconventional Archives taken Spring 2020. Self-directed course supervised by Dr. Renisa Mawani. Coursework included reflective assignments, an annotated bibliography, and a final essay. The essay, "Producing the Record," is an autoethnographic analysis of ACAM 350 and its impacts and significance as a community archive.