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    Illinois Tech: Fake News and Information Literacy Skills

    Illinois Tech: Fake News and Information Literacy Skills

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Journalism, Communications, Literacy, Humanities
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: <$500
    • Application Deadline: 06/30/20
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    Overview

    This course provides an introductory experience to university-level research techniques while developing a solid foundation for lifelong searching and evaluation skills. Students will learn critical thinking and information literacy skills to find sources to meet a variety of information needs. 

    Course Description

    This course provides an introductory experience to university-level research techniques while developing a solid foundation for lifelong searching and evaluation skills. Students will learn critical thinking and information literacy skills to find sources to meet a variety of information needs. 

    Summarized Course Goal: To introduce students to research methods and the information literacy concepts and skills needed at the university level. 

    Course Methods: Lectures, course discussions, hands-on practice

    Online Course Guide: https://guides.library.iit.edu/researchmethods

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 

    • Identify and determine the types of information needed for a university-level research assignment
    • Find resources across a range of formats using various research tools
    • Evaluate information sources for credibility and relevance
    • Understand the ethical and legal uses of information, explain why sources are cited, and be able to cite sources appropriately
    • Use tools to organize research, including citation management tools and Google Suite apps
    • Design a 3D object on the 3D printers

    Cost and Session Information

    Cost

    $100 due upon registration

    Dates 

    July 26 - 29 (M-Th), 9 a.m. - Noon CST

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