Course Schedule and Due Dates

Module Start Dates

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

  • Blog Post #1: Introduce yourself. (Participation) 8/23
  • Blog Post #2: Describe the Information Community you are choosing to explore for the course and the research paper. 9/13
  • Blog Post #3: Report on the information-seeking behavior and information needs of chosen community. 9/27
  • Blog Post #4: Summarize one of the peer-reviewed articles relating to your information community you’ve found. 10/04 (Submit your URL for grading)
  • Blog Post #5: Explore how libraries and information centers create learning and programming opportunities for your chosen community. 11/15
  • Blog Post #6: Report on the issues your community may face on an international scale. 11/22
  • Blog Post #7: Report on your community’s use of emerging technologies 12/06 (Submit your URL for grading by 12/07)
  • Blog Post #8: Personal reflection on information communities. (Participation)  12/07
Major Assignment Due Dates: 

Course Grading

Grading will be based on 100 possible points.

  • All assignments are due on Sundays and must be turned in by 5 p.m. PT
  • Major assignments 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