LRNR-30 INFORMATION COMPETENCY IN THE ELECTRONIC AGE
[CILC areas A,B,C,D,E,F,G] 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, OFCT-50.
This course follows the guidelines of the California Community College's Academic Senate Information Competency Initiative and the Computer and Information Literacy requirements of Merced College. It is designed to introduce students to library research and resources including information retrieval tools. Course work will include library literacy, research methods, and information technology literacy, including database applications, as well as consideration of ethical and legal implications of computer applications and information use. This course also presents techniques for successful research including documentation and citation of resources, evaluation of information resources, and bibliography production. (2/04)
LRNR-40 RESEARCH ON THE INTERNET
1 unit: 1 hour lecture.
Prerequisite: LRNR-30. Advisories: CPSC-24; ENGL-A.
This course provides college-level knowledge and skills necessary for effective research on the Internet, including information technology literacy, evaluating, documenting, and using Internet resources, developing research frameworks for the Internet, using Internet subject directories and search engines, developing strategies for accessing information not found through typical Internet search engines (the "hidden we"), and Integrating Internet research into academic assignments. Course work will include advanced Internet research methods and information technology research. (11/02)
LRNR-49A-ZZ SPECIAL TOPICS IN LEARNING RESOURCES
0.5 unit: 0.5 hour lecture.
Advisories: CPSC-24; ENGL-A.
This is a course designed to address special topics in Learning Resources to meet current needs of students. It will provide students with access to instruction that will assist them in acquiring up-to-date information and skills in order to cope with the rapidly changing world of learning resources, particularly information and technology and information applications. (9/00)