RESEARCH IN THE INFORMATION AGE
1 - 3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Survey of information research techniques. Students will learn to locate, analyze, and evaluate information. Students will develop search strategies and use a variety of information, resources including the Internet and other computerized tools. Repeatable up to 3 credits. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL& 101 (or ENGL 101) or consent of Department. [GE]
INTERNET RESEARCH AND LIVING ONLINE
22 hours of lecture
Introduction to global networking and the Internet from the student users' perspective, emphasizing basic skills required to do research and participate as members of the Internet community. Topics include network fundamentals, strategies for locating, analyzing and evaluating information, electronic mail, Internet-based communities, social, legal and ethical issues regarding Internet interactions.