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SLIS 202 - Introduction to Information Literacy and Technology

Class Session: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Friday, December 08, 2017

Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Instructor: Margaret Sullivan

Note: Sections for this course are: J10 Columbia, J01 Aiken, J02 Beaufort, and J08 Upstate. Carolina Core INF (Information Literacy).


Course Description

An introduction to the basic information technologies used in all types of information organizations and the essential concepts and skills needed for information literacy. Note: Carolina Core: INF.


Online Session Information

There will be live online sessions via Adobe Connect on Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:05 - 8:20 p.m. ET Students may participate either live online or by viewing the sessions at a later time; all students are responsible for material covered. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.


Information is accurate as of November 17, 2017, 8:05 pm (Subject to change)



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