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This course introduces students to the research process and provides them with essential skills and tools for finding and using information from traditional and digital technology. Through demonstrations and hands-on computer-based activities, students will gain techniques for: defining research topics, creating search strategies, gathering relevant sources and critically evaluating information. SUNY GEN ED -n/a; NCC GEN ED -HUM, 1 credit, Offered: Fall, Spring

Students develop information literacy through the selection, location, evaluation and ethical use of information sources and systems for college work and lifelong learning. Hands-on active learning sessions familiarize students with print and digital resources, including books, periodicals, audiovisual materials, online databases and the Internet. Critical thinking projects that provide in-depth exploration of the research process reinforce skills required for academic work and college-level research projects. SUNY GEN ED -n/a; NCC GEN ED -HUM, 3 credits, Offered: Fall, Spring