Information competency skills help students be more effective consumers and creators of information. This course helps students develop awareness and resilience for life, work, & study in a society overloaded with information. Disinformation, algorithmic bias, Web search strategies, fact-checking, privacy, plagiarism, & information ethics are covered. Techniques include using online library databases, identifying information types, and citing & selecting credible and relevant scholarly sources.
This class is part of CityOnline and has a shorter semester. LI S 10-Sec 931 has no scheduled in-person meetings and requires the use of Canvas. This course is partnered with Multicultural Retention Services, but is open to any student. All coursework is completed on Canvas using an internet enabled device. For more information, please visit Multicultural Retention Services. For more information about CityOnline, please visit the CityOnline website. TRANSFERRABLE TO UC/CSU
Recommended Preparation, ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English