Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Information Overload Survival Guide

Information Drives EVERYTHING Sign up for IFS101, IFS102, or IFS105 Today
Do you ever feel like you're drowning in a sea of information? Do you want to become more skilled at locating and evaluating information to improve your papers and to make better informed decisions about important issues in your personal or professional life?

Are you interested in learning about the global culture developing around the Internet and how people in other parts of the world use the Internet and related technologies? Try one of the great Information Studies courses featured below!

IFS101: Information Skills in the Digital Age (3 credits)
Development of skills and competency in accessing, evaluating and using information resources while examining the social and historical context, as well as the technological implications of the use and organization of information. General Education Designations: L

IFS102: Introduction to Information Skills in a Global Society (3 credits)
A comparative study focused on access to digital information in a global environment. Explore the global culture developing around the Internet and the impact of local, national and global cultures as well as economic and social factors related to the flow of information in a global society. Examine emerging technologies to produce and distribute information across cultures in a global society in an ethical manner. General Education Designations: G

IFS105: Finding Health Information Online (1 credit)
Development of skills and competency in accessing, evaluating, and using online medical and health information resources.

Best of all? There are no required textbooks to purchase for any of the IFS courses. Save your book money and become a more informed citizen today!

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