Course Schedule and Due Dates

Module Start Dates

Blog Report Due Dates: (See assignment page for full descriptors.)

  • Blog Post #1: Introduce yourself. (Participation) DUE: 8/28
  • Blog Post #2: Describe the Information Community you are choosing to explore for the course and the research paper. DUE: 9/11
  • Blog Post #3: Report on the information-seeking behavior and information needs of chosen community. DUE: 10/02
  • Blog Post #4: Summarize one of the peer-reviewed articles relating to your information community you’ve found. DUE: 10/09
  • Blog Post #5: Explore how libraries and information centers create learning and programming opportunities for your chosen community. DUE: 10/30
  • Blog Post #6: Report on the issues your community may face on an international scale. DUE: 11/13
  • Blog Post #7: Report on your community’s use of emerging technologies. DUE: 11/20
  • Blog Post #8: Personal reflection on information communities. (Participation) DUE: 12/6
Major Assignment Due Dates: 

Ongoing Throughout Semester: Commenting, Engagement and Participation

Course Grading

Grading will be based on 100 possible points.

  • All assignments are due on Sundays unless otherwise noted and must be turned in by 11:59 p.m. PT
  • Major assignments after the book review should be submitted to Canvas (not your blog) using the file naming convention: “LastName_NameofAssignment” as a Word doc or PDF.
  • Late submissions will be reduced by 20% of the total points possible for that assignment.
  • If life circumstances require students to request an extension, please do so several days before the assignment is due or as soon as possible.
  • Communication and interaction throughout the semester via the course site is expected and required.
  • No incompletes are given for this section of INFO 200