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Laura C Barrett
INFO 220
Seattle Campus

Information Research Strategies

Use information technology for research and information problem-solving. Create web sites or other presentations, as well as find, manage, and evaluate information, and learn the ethical and legal constraints on information use.

Class description

Our daily lives are infused with images that appear via advertisements, the Web, TV, cinema, video games, books, and magazines. Our visual culture demands us to be skilled in evaluating, using, manipulating, creating, and understanding images in complex ways.

Students who take this course will: Learn to "read" images in order to evaluate their creation, use, and impact. Learn to research images using a variety of information tools and resources. Gain skills in information and technology problem-solving that you can apply to your academic, personal, and professional life. Identify and use scholarly and professional resources in the social sciences.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Laura C Barrett
Date: 02/27/2006