Research Skills Course (ID201)
LEARN RESEARCH AND CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS THAT WILL BENEFIT YOU AT UJ AND BEYOND
ID201: College Research Fundamentals is the library’s 1-credit, 2nd 8 weeks research skills course. This course is an examination of the complex information landscape in which we live and learn, as well as an exploration of the skills and habits of mind necessary to navigate that landscape. The course will introduce you to methods for finding, evaluating, and using information in an academic setting, as well as to ethical questions related to the production and dissemination of information. Through group research on a topic we select as a class, you will practice search strategies and techniques in library and freely available search tools, critically evaluate and analyze different types of information, and practice the ethical use of information.
This class has no prerequisites and is designed with first-years and sophomores in mind.
Questions? Contact Amanda Walch, Reference and Instruction Librarian.