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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 220 - Information Literacy Skills

Units: 1 ; Breadth Area: GE-E
Information literacy skills with an emphasis on research in academic context. Issues and skills covered include: search strategies, information evaluation, information ethics, and use of information in research papers and presentations.

Prerequisites: Sophomore or higher standing and completion of GE Area A2.
Credit Restrictions: Not open to students with credit for INFO 210.
Equivalent Quarter Course: LIBY 1210 or LIBY 1551.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-E -Lifelong Learning and Self-Development
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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