Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Information Literacy (ENG 103)
Varies; self study format.
March 2016 - Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: access, evaluate and use information in an academic or work environment; research efficiently and find relevant information by developing appropriate research questions and using library resources as well as other sources; effectively access information electronically and be able to identify and evaluate information found on the internet; make an assessment of different aspects research sources including currency, relevancy, authority, and accuracy; help others who do not possess the same information-literacy skills to access information; organize information effectively and ethically; and utilize various methods which take into account different formats and audiences in order to share what has been learned through research.
This self-study course requires students to complete approximately six reading assignments and pass a final exam.The final exam assesses students’ knowledge of critical concepts of information literacy along with their ability to effectively deploy the related skills and methodology necessary to be good researchers in academic settings, career work, and throughout life
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English, Information Science, or Introduction to Academic Writing (3/16) (8/21 revalidation).