UC 174 - Digital Research: Critical Concepts and Strategies
Section: 001 Research Methods in the Digital Library
Term: WN 2014
Subject: University Courses (UC)
Department: LSA University Courses
Credits:
1
Other:
Minicourse, SophInit
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in UC 170, UC 175-176, or UC 177.
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Class Misc Info:
Meets Wednesday, January 16, 2014-Wednesday, February 26, 2014. (Drop/Add deadline=Tuesday, January 21, 2014.).
Grading:
Mandatory credit/no credit.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This one-credit, hands-on computer lab will help students lay a solid foundation for success in all current and future interdisciplinary academic research. 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 format allows students to learn via database searches, group discussion, and case studies. Students work individually and collaboratively on reports, reading assignments, and projects.

Course Requirements:

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

Intended Audience:

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

Class Format:

Presentation of concepts and strategies combined with applying this knowledge through hands-on assignments using a computer lab.

UC 174 - Digital Research: Critical Concepts and Strategies
Schedule Listing
001 (LAB)
P
22812
Open
11
9Y2
-
Th 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: This class will meet for seven weeks of the term, starting on January 16th.
002 (LAB)
P
22813
Open
8
6Y2
-
MW 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: This class will meet for seven weeks of the term, starting on January 13.
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