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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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INFO 210 - Introduction to Information Literacy Skills

Units: 1 ; Breadth Area: GE-E
Introduction to basic information literacy skills to assist in research processes. Issues of finding appropriate information sources, critical evaluation, and information ethics will be covered.

Prerequisites: Completion of GE area A2 and Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing.
Credit Restrictions: Not open to students with credit for INFO 220.
Equivalent Quarter Course: LIBY 1210.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-E -Lifelong Learning and Self-Development
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Determine appropriate information sources for a specific information need;
  2. Effectively access appropriate information sources;
  3. Critically evaluate found information sources in context of specific information need;
  4. Effectively use information sources both in and outside the classroom;
  5. Understand and apply information ethics appropriately in context of situation.

E. Lifelong Learning and Self-Development Learning Outcomes
  1. develop intellectual, practical, and/or physical skills and abilities that will serve them throughout their lives;
  2. apply their learning to other pursuits within and outside of the classroom; and
  3. demonstrate the capacity to make informed and ethical decisions.

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