2020 Courses

  • Winter Session 2020 course rosters will be available in late September.
  • Summer Session 2020 course rosters will be available in November.

Course description

This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

This course will provide an introduction to doing academic research in college. Students will learn to critically analyze sources found on the web and make distinctions between scholarly and non-scholarly materials. Students will identify a topic and learn search strategies and methods for finding materials in various formats, using information databases such as the library catalog, and print and electronic sources. Assignments will be hands-on and the final product will be an annotated bibliography and a presentation of their research to the class.

Outcome 1: Read more effectively and efficiently.

Outcome 2: Demonstrate increased ability to apply reading strategies to the text in their college courses.

Outcome 3: Develop more flexibility as a reader.

Outcome 4: Critically think about what they read.

Outcome 5: Recognize different types of text and describe appropriate uses for them.


Summer 2019: Ithaca campus

Section ID:HE 1006 001-LEC
Session:6-week Summer session
Class dates:June 24-August 6, 2019
Days/times:R 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM 206
Location:Ithaca campus
Grade:Student option (no audit)
Instructor:Furnas, H. (hjf4)
Max. enroll:20

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