|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||13 Hours. 12 one hour lectures.|
|Seminars / Tutorials||9 Hours.|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Presentation: Oral presentation||20%|
|Semester Assessment||Report: Evaluation report||30%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours Two hour written examination.||50%|
by the end of the module students should be able to:
- explain what is meant by the term 'information sources' and describe the various formats in which information is published;
- critically evaluate information sources based on the criteria discussed in lectures and seminars;
- discuss the relative strengths and weaknessess of both print-based and electronic information sources.
This module investigates a wide range of formal and informal information sources and looks at their characteristics, value and use and some of the problems associated with them. Electronic and print-based sources are also compared and analysed.
This module is at CQFW Level 4