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Information Literacy (ENG 103)

Course Category: 
Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Dates: 

November 2016 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: access, evaluate and use information in an academic or work environment; develop research questions and efficiently research and find relevant information by using library resources as well as other sources; access information electronically and be able to identify information gleaned from the World Wide Web; organize information in a manner that maximizes its utility for future reference and use; apply methods of organizing verbal and visual information and be able to select appropriate methods by which to evaluate and organize information; understand how privacy and security need to be protected and be familiar with the various intellectual property rights that protect information; and understand academic integrity and learn how to create appropriately formatted citations and bibliographies.

Instruction: 

The course covers the skills necessary to be information-literate with respect to today’s technology. The course of study necessary to be prepared for the proctored proficiency examination consists of lessons based on the readings from the textbook. Students are encouraged to answer all the review questions and quizzes for each chapter.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in English (11/16).

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