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LIS

LIS 1002   ELECTRONIC RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

credits: 1  

This course is designed to develop information literacy skills and to help students become full participants in the Information Age. It introduces students to the core concepts of information retrieval, essential techniques for locating, analyzing, organizing and presenting information, and essential components of computer and information ethics and security. Emphasizing both technological skills and critical thinking abilities, the course teaches strategies for using a variety of electronic resources and for coping with the changing nature of information resources. Credit is not given for both LIS 1002 and LIS 1002H. 16 contact hours.

TOPIC #2: ELECTRONIC RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR HEALTH SCIENCES COLLEGE STUDENTS

This course is designed to develop information literacy skills in the area of health sciences. It introduces students to core concepts of information literacy: techniques for locating, evaluating, analyzing, and presenting biomedical information using a variety of electronic resources. Essential components include critical thinking, application of APA style rules, ethical and legal issues including, but not limited to copyright, plagiarism, and academic honesty.

LIS 1002H   HONORS ADVANCED ELECTRONIC RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

credits: 1  
Prerequisite: (Appropriate score on the SPC placement test) or (acceptance into the Honors College) or (approval of the Program Director). This course will refine information literacy skills and create the foundation for lifelong learning. It introduces the honors student to advanced concepts of information retrieval, relevant techniques for accessing, collecting and synthesizing information and essential components of computer and information ethics and security. Emphasizing critical thinking and research skills, this course develops the student’s abilities to become an independent researcher. Credit is not given for both LIS 1002H and LIS 1002. 16 contact hours.

LIS 2004   INTRODUCTION TO INTERNET AS A RESEARCH TOOL

credits: 1  
This course is designed to develop the skills needed to use the Internet as a research tool. The course focuses on methods of accessing relevant information resources through the Internet. Students will learn to create search strategies and retrieve, evaluate, and cite Internet resources. 16 contact hours.

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