UC 175 - Digital Research in the Humanities: Critical Concepts and Strategies
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: University Courses (UC)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Credits:
1
Grading:
Mandatory credit/no credit.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This one-credit, hands-on course will help students lay a solid foundation for success in all current and future academic research in the humanities. With an emphasis on the wealth of digital resources now available, the material focuses on information discovery and management skills, expands knowledge of scholarly sources, and promotes critical thinking. Specific topics include resource availability, source selection, search strategies, content evaluation, referencing, and academic integrity. Taught by a University librarian, the interactive learning format allows students to learn via database searches, group discussion, and case studies. Students work both on their own and collaboratively on reports, reading assignments, and projects.

Crs Requirements: Attendance and participation in lab sessions, computer assignments to practice new skills, and joining the class in any trips to the library for more hands-on application.

Intended Audience: First- and second-year students who want to learn and improve digital research

Class Format: 1 hpw LAB using a classroom equipped with computers with presentation of concepts and strategies combined with applying this knowledge through hands-on assignments

UC 175 - Digital Research in the Humanities: Critical Concepts and Strategies
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001 (LAB)
P
28803
Open
10
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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