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SOS-110 Critical Information Literacy

This course fulfills the Information Literacy general education requirement.

Critical Information Literacy provides a foundation for achieving one's academic goals, even if students are reentering academic study after an interruption in their formal schooling. Through interactive instructional software programs students evaluate and strengthen their skills in critical thinking, writing, and information literacy. At the same time, students receive a hands-on introduction to the Thomas Edison State University learning environment as they build skills in both baccalaureate-level research and professional communication.

There are no textbooks required for this course. Students will be required to purchase access to MyFoundationsLab. A link will be available in the course at the start of the semester.

NOTE: If you register in the June 2019 semester, you will be taking the following course:

SOS-110 Living in the Information Age


This course fulfills the Information Literacy general education requirement.

Living in the Information Age is designed especially for students who are reentering academic study after a considerable hiatus in their formal schooling. Through interactive instructional software programs- MyFoundationsLabTM and Credo Information Literacy courseware-you evaluate and strengthen your academic skills in writing and information literacy. In addition, through the use of different types of computer technology and by completing course activities, you learn about the ways in which computer technology has changed and is still changing education, work, society, and daily life. Learning activities include reading articles on technical subjects written for general audiences, as well as writing essays and discussing topics ranging from future careers to Internet privacy.
Study Methods: Online - available June

Study Methods:

Online Courses (SOS-110-OL):
Mar 2019,  Apr 2019,  May 2019,  Jun 2019,  Jul 2019,  Aug 2019,  Sep 2019

Semester Hours: 3

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