This is a 1 unit course that can be taken in part to fulfill GE Area E - Lifelong Learning and Self-Development G.E. / G.R. requirement. Want to join the class or switch sections? Look in the catalog for "INFO" courses to explore more.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
This course explores the many ways in which we may understand information and knowledge around us. Students in this course will draft a research proposal to pitch a community story to their group. The story selected will be collaboratively refined and checked to create an audio piece that is featured in a community radio program. In this process, we will discover and learn how to think critically about information sources and knowledge creation around us. Our investigations into information and knowledge creation, consumption and production will help us learn how to explore, find, evaluate, use, re-use, and share information and knowledge sources.