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Information Studies Courses Spring 2022

by Library News on 2021-11-01T11:47:00-07:00 | Comments

All of these courses satisfy all or part of GE Area E (Lifelong Learning):

INFO 200-01 [2828] Topics in Information Literacy (January 18 - May 13) GE Area E: 3 units online Wikipedia focus; fully online asynchronous [this course satisfies all 3 units of GE Area E]
Instructors: Daisy Muralles ( and Tom Bickley (
Develop topics of interest to you and your community in Wikipedia! This is a hands-on course in which we will examine the role and impact of Wikipedia AND learn to edit and contribute to articles. Become a Wikipedian with us! For more information, email instructors Daisy Muralles or Tom Bickley.

INFO 210-01 [2823] Intro to Information Literacy Skills (January 18- March 13) GE Area E: 1 unit online
Instructor: Lee Adams (
Choose any topic that interests you to go through the library research process! The course progresses this way: develop a focused research question; identify keywords; learn expert searching strategies; evaluate books, articles, websites, and videos; and finally practice quoting, paraphrasing, and citing sources. For more information, email instructor Lee Adams.

INFO 210-04 [3410] Intro to Information Literacy Skills (January 18 - May 13) GE Area E: 1 Unit synchronous online Fridays: 10:00am-10:50am
Instructor: Jeffra Bussmann (
This special section of the INFO 210 course is for Science Majors. The class will be focusing on science communication, covering such topics as peer review, pseudoscience, open science, data visualization, ethics in science, COVID-19 science, and more. For more information, email instructor Jeffra Bussmann.

INFO 210-02 [2856] Intro to Information Literacy Skills (March 14 - May 13) GE Area E: 1 unit synchronous online Thursdays: 10:00am-11:40am
Instructors: Kate Pham ( and Daisy Muralles (
Learn to become a researcher and a storyteller! In this course, students will engage in the creative medium of zines to narrate their own research story based on their topics of interest. Join us to learn more about the intersection of storytelling and research through zine-making! For more information contact instructors Kate Pham or Daisy Muralles.

This course satisfies Upper Division D (Social Science) credit and the Sustainability Overlay:

INFO 310: 02 [3663] Information Literacy and Sustainability (January 18 - May 13) 3 units online, Meets GE Upper division D, Sustainability Overlay requirements synchronous online Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:15pm-4:55pm (with 3 optional on ground meetings in LIB 3079)
Instructor: Sharon Radcliff (
This course will critically examine how culture and sociopolitical power dynamics influences the debate around sustainability, and its impact in three main areas: the environment, social equity, and the economy and develop strategies for evaluating information and producing sound arguments on sustainability topics within the context of conflicting viewpoints.
Additional details: This course explores sustainability through the examination of case studies in environmental, climate, and social justice and through the development of a survey on sustainability and a sustainability proposal at the local level. A-F grading only, unless CR/NC option continues due to covid.
For more information contact instructor Sharon Radcliff.

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