Information Studies

Classes

INFO 101 : Research in Health and Social Sciences

Introduction to finding information in the allied health fields (nursing, radiology, technologist, dental hygienist, healthcare assistant) covering how research is produced and organized, how to analyze a clinical question, how to conduct a search strategy using print and web-based sources, and how to evaluate information found.

Credits

2

INFO 120 : Introduction to Research

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).

Credits

2

INFO 130 : Research Across the Curriculum

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.

Credits

3