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Current Course Offerings by the Buxton Library Faculty

IFS 201: Information in a Post-truth World: Online/8-Week Class

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Rich in history, this class examines how information affects relationships, economics, and conflict. This class explores controversial issues like censorship, privacy, and intellectual freedom. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107.

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  • No textbook required

  • Meets “L” and "SB" designation

  • Transfers to all three state universities

  • Instructors: Paula Crossman & Gretchen Lebron

  • 8-weeks; Online

IFS210: Research in a Global Society: Online/8-week class

This course will focus on access to the Internet and information seeking behavior in a global community. You will translate that focus into finding solutions to pressing problems found in the values, aspects, and social processes of all cultures culminating in the illumination of our interrelationships on a global scale.  In addition, you will gain 21st Century critical literacy skills to succeed academically and professionally.

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  • ‚ÄčNo textbook required
  • Meets “G” &  "SB" designation
  • Transfers to all three state universities
  • 8 weeks; Online
  • Instructor: Lori Espinoza