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 has no scheduled in-person meetings and requires the use of Canvas. Students will complete coursework in Canvas, which must be accessed using an internet enabled device. This class is part of CityOnline and is 8 weeks. For student support and other services, students can check Welcome to CityOnline. This course is partnered with Multicultural Retention Services, but is open to any student. For course details, students must check the instructor's website. TRANSFERRABLE TO UC/CSU
Recommended Preparation, Readiness for college-level English or ESL 188