In today’s digital world, people who are information literate know how to find, access, and critically evaluate information to improve their health, their environment, their education and workplace performance.
Knowing how to interpret information and make informed decisions is key to a successful and productive life. The following IFS course offerings will help you improve your information literacy skills. As an added bonus, they are both low cost/no cost courses, so you will not have to purchase a textbook!
IFS201: Research in the Digital Age
IFS201 will help you develop skills and competency in accessing, evaluating, and using information resources. You will learn about the social and historical context of information technologies, as well as the ethical implications of the use and organization of information. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107.
NOTE: IFS201 can be used to satisfy Literacy and Critical Inquiry Requirement.
IFS210: Research in a Global Society
Are you interested in digital technology, social networking, and experimenting with technology tools? Would you like to possess a richer understanding of how people in other parts of the world live and communicate? If so, IFS210 is the course for you! Explore the global culture developing around the Internet in this highly interactive course. Prerequisites: None.
NOTE: IFS210 can be used to satisfy the Global Awareness Requirement.
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