|Upon completion of this course, each student
will be able to:
Develop a focused research topic.
Determine the extent of information needed. Be able to
identify potential sources.
Successfully use print and electronic tools to search for and
locate specific types of business information (ie. current articles,
financial statements, industry surveys, market data, etc.) effectively
Critically evaluate information sources.
Understand how to access and use information ethically and
Document information sources.
Synthesize information from a variety of sources and integrate
into an organized, coherent presentation.
|Students will demonstrate their abilities
through a series of practical exercises completed in class and/or
Quizzes will be used to assess comprehension of basic concepts,
ideas, and knowledge gained.
Students will be give multiple opportunities to practice improving
writing and speaking skills relating to information access and
use. These opportunities will include both individual
and group work experiences.
Students will compile a portfolio to track their progress in
this course. This portfolio will address all of the outcomes
Each student will complete a final project (annotated bibliography)
designed to assess all of the outcomes listed. This final
project will be presented orally to the class.
The end of course evaluation will assess how students feel
about their learning in this course.
|Exercises, quizzes, bibliography projects,
and portfolios will be included in this course every semester.
Student end of course evaluations will be conducted for every
section taught. Two questions on the overall success of
the class will be made publicly available.
Faculty will use data and comments to continually improve student
learning and teaching methods
Summary reports of evaluations appear in faculty professional
Enrollment data will be published in the instruction
team annual report.