Course: LRS 401. Research in the Digital Age for Professionals (3)
This course will teach students methods of finding, interpreting, and evaluating information for research in the digital age. Students will explore the steps necessary to develop workplace-related research topics, find and evaluate relevant information for their research, and hone their presentation skills appropriate to the occasion and the audience. The following information literacy skills are emphasized in the course modules: understanding the research process; effectively searching print and electronic information resources to compile research findings; correctly citing the information found; and developing effective written and oral presentations of their research findings.