Information science 210

Module code INL 210
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Information seeking and retrieval. This module explores the theory and practice of effective information seeking and retrieval. It builds on supporting research paradigms such as the systems, user-centred, cognitive and socio-cognitive paradigms. The focus is on the complexities of effective information seeking and retrieval within the context of information behaviour on a personal level, as well as in the context of professional, academic or everyday information needs.

Module credits 20.00
Service modules Faculty of Humanities
Prerequisites AIM 101 or AIM 102 or AIM 111 and 121
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 3 practicals per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Information Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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