Course Modules

 It is essential that you keep steady attention to the course, to the modules, to the readings, and to the blog postings from your classmates.

Modules include the following sections:

Things to Read
The required readings explore topics you are expected to understand and incorporate into your assignments for all modules in the course.

Things to View
The assigned and required media-based presentations extend your knowledge and offer new dimensions to the topics.

Things to Explore
These materials are optional enhancements to the course content that offer more insight into the module topics.

Module 1: Information Communities- An Introduction

Module 2: Researching Information Communities (Start here for module 2)

Part 1: Identifying Information Sources

Part 2: Academic Writing Conventions and Style

Module 3: Information Seeking Behavior 1

Module 4: Information Seeking Behavior 2

Module 5: Information Communities and Diverse Information Needs

Module 6: Research-based Information Resources

Module 7: Community-based Information Resources

Module 8: User Experience

Module 9: Intellectual Freedom and Information Communities

Module 10:  Information and Misinformation

Module 11: Teaching & Learning

Module 12: Global Information Communities

Module 13: Emerging Technologies

Module 14: Expanding Roles

Module 15: Course Wrap-up/Open

Module 16: Term Paper Due