LIB 1010 Information Literacy
Introduction: Welcome to LIB 1010 Information Literacy. This one-credit, online course fulfills the Dixie State College Information Literacy (*IL) requirement and provides instruction about the skills, resources, and services you will need to utilize to complete research-based assignments in college. Additionally, LIB 1010 is a pre-/co-requisite to several other DSC courses, meaning you must successfully complete LIB 1010 before you take that course or take it concurrently with that course. No matter which GE plan you use or degree you seek, if you take a course that lists LIB 1010 as a pre-/co-requisite, you must also take LIB 1010.
LIB 1010 was added to the DSC General Education requirements
Course Description and Objectives: This course introduces students to college-level research and fulfills the General Education requirement for information literacy. After successfully completing this course, students have met the Association of College and Research Libraries basic "Information Literacy Standards for Higher Education." Specifically, students will be able to
Expectations: The basic format of the course is online.
This means that all teaching and learning activities, including learning modules,
assignments, quizzes, exams, and communication with your instructor can take
place in a Web-based environment. Specifically, LIB 1010 is housed within
courseware called WebCT Vista, which also houses as other DSC classes. Students must check the WebCT communications tools (
Getting Help: Instructors of this course are
professional librarians, individuals trained through graduate study to deal
with a complex information environment and help others navigate this
complicated terrain. The specific instructor for each section is listed within
WebCT Vista and in an online directory. You can also seek help in-person at the Val A.
Contact Information: Although individual sections of LIB 1010 each have an instructor, the course administrator for LIB 1010 is
Val A. Browning
225 South 700 East
St. George UT 84770
Review the computer specifications web page, and make sure you update your multimedia drivers and check your web browser.
ACCESSING THIS ONLINE COURSE:
To access LIB 1010 or other online courses on WebCT, please complete the following steps:
1. Go online to http://www.dixie.edu/online/vista/ - this is the WebCT entry page.
2. You must now formulate your WebCT ID and password. Go to the WebCT entry page and click on What is your WebCT ID/Password?
3. Finally, you can log on, click on Log on to WebCT (WebCT ID and passwords will NOT be active until the beginning of the semester)