UNIV 110 OL - Scholarly Inquiry and Research Methods (online)
A two-credit online undergraduate information literacy course used in an adult degree completion bachelor's program.
All resources are linked in the course site.
The student will:
Gain an understanding of the characteristics of information and its dissemination in the information age.
Develop an appreciation for topic analysis and research focused around a question or hypothesis.
Learn to strategize research procedures using a wide variety of tools and information sources, based on an understanding of information systems and their manner of operation.
Acquire a deeper ability to use critical thinking to interact with diverse concepts, evaluate truth claims, synthesize data and make conclusions.
Show an appreciation for the ethical requirements of research and writing within Christian and marketplace contexts.
Information Literacy concepts:
Individual or Group:
Online instruction requires a great deal of interaction with students, ready availability, and a 24 hour turnaround time on assignment grading.