Current Online Course Schedule

This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

College Research Skills

This course introduces students to the nature of research and the library's role in research. It emphasizes the development of information competency skills (the ability to find, evaluate, and organize information) for papers, presentations, and other research assignments. Students learn about a variety of information resources, including print, electronic databases, and the World Wide Web.

Subject: LIBR
Course Number: 101
Section Number: 1613
Units: 1

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office: OC 1206
Office hours: Online TBD
Phone: 760-795-6719
Instructor notes: This is an 8 week class which runs from 1/13/14 to 3/8/14. The course will be available to preview on Sunday 1/12/14. The course consists of reading/lecture, quizzes and class discussions that reinforce what is learned from the lecture. To be successful in this course, you will need to read weekly lecture thoroughly before taking quizzes and posting to discussion boards.

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