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COMM110 - Information & Digital Literacy

Course Details

Course Code: COMM110 Course ID: 4950 Credit Hours: 2 Level: Undergraduate

Information and Digital Literacy is designed to provide students with sustainable and usable skills essential to success in both academic and professional settings. Students will learn best practices to locate and evaluate sources, and effectively communicate using digital literacy to become proficient 21st century learners.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Integrate best practices to locate, evaluate, synthesize and communicate information from sources to apply knowledge in a digital world. (Application)

CO-2: Demonstrate knowledge of ethical, legal, privacy and security issues related to the use of digitally mediated information. (Application)

CO-3: Use a process model to demonstrate the ability to expand upon a project plan through the incorporation of research-based content. (Application)

Each Assignment and Forum in this class is scored using a rubric. As you work through tasks, take the time to review how your work will be evaluated and plan accordingly.

There are six (6) weeks of Forums and one (1) multi-media presentation Assignment. In addition, you will have weekly quizzes that are tied to the weekly reading and activities. These quizzes will be included in your course grade.

NameGrade %
Forums 60.00 %
Week 1 Forum 10.00 %
Week 2 Forum 10.00 %
Week 4 Forum 10.00 %
Week 5 Forum 10.00 %
Week 6 Forum 10.00 %
Week 8 Forum 10.00 %
Final Project 25.00 %
Week 7: Field of Study Project 25.00 %
Quizzes 15.00 %
Week 1: Choosing a Topic Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 1: Presentations Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 2: Types of Sources Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 2: Search Strategies Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 2: Search Techniques Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 3: How to Read Scholarly Materials Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 3: Evaluating Information Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 3: Extending Evaluation Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 3: Academic Integrity Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 4: Why Citations Matter Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 4: Managing Classwork and Research Data Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 4: APA Citations Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 4: MLA Citations Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 5: Synthesis Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 5: Synthesizing Information Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 5: Introduction to Visual Literacy Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 5: Using Images Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 6: Social Issues Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 6: Ethical Management of Information Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 6: Managing Personal Information Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Week 6: Preserving Information Lesson and Quiz 0.71 %
Ungraded 0.00 %
Week 1: Why Information Literacy Matters Lesson 0.00 %
Week 4: Citation Tools Lesson 0.00 %
Week 4: Other Citation Styles Lesson 0.00 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
Week 5: Search Techniques Lesson and Quiz 0.00 %
Week 5: Search Strategies Lesson and Quiz 0.00 %
Week 5: Extending Evaluation Lesson and Quiz 0.00 %
Book Title: There are no required books for this course. The readings are provided inside the classroom.
Author: No Author Specified
Publication Info:
ISBN: N/A

Book Title:There are no required books for this course. The readings are provided inside the classroom.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.