SAN 101.I Using the Internet
Section ZB March 31 - April 30
Tuesday/Thursday 2:00 - 3:15pm
110 King Library
Instructor: Tsering Wangyal Shawa
Assistant Map Librarian
Map Room, Science Library
Office Hours: 8-5pm.
Course Objective: This course is intended for students wishing to
become literate in the use of the Internet. At the end of this course
you will be prepared to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of how the Internet works.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate using electronic means.
- Demonstrate the ability to locate information using a variety of
- Demonstrate the ability to distinguish among different information
- Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate information on the
Assignments: Readings will be linked from the syllabus. They also may
be added on an ongoing basis.
Quizzes: 2 short answer quizzes.
In-class exercises/assignments: Some assignments can be done in class during the hands-on exercises; other assignments will be due at the next class session.
Final Project: To be done in pairs. Find the Internet resource that has some relationship to your major and evaluate it using criteria covered in class. Present the project to the class (3-5 minutes in length).
Final grades will be dependent on successful completion of all
assignments, class participation, quizzes, and projects.
|In-class exercises/assignments ||40%|
|Final Project: ||30%|
Due to the fast pace of the course, attendance is expected at all
scheduled class sessions. Participation in class discussions is also
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