Information Studies Program
Information Studies Classes
Designed to help you succeed on college research assignments. This course will emphasize: developing research questions and search strategies;searching relevant subject databases;synthesizing information from sources;and citing sources in APA format. Readings and assignments focus on issues and contexts specific to Health and Social Sciences. Students will demonstrate core "information competencies" by developing a research project on a topic relevant to the health sciences or social sciences.
An online introduction to college-level research. Students will learn how to develop topics into strong research questions that guide their research. They will also learn how to access, evaluate, and ethically engage a wide variety of information sources (e.g. popular, scholarly, print, and multimedia). Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL& 101.
A 3 credit, 8 week online course that builds on the knowledge and skills developed in INFO 120. Students will apply and adapt information literacy competencies in subject-specific contexts. We will also explore the concepts of intellectual property, freedom of information, and copyright.