Learn about our online information literacy course
Penn Foster College’s Information Literacy online course¹ will teach you to find and use information at libraries, other information centers and through electronic resources available on the Web. Information literacy and research skills are foundational skills which are foundational for many jobs.
You can even transfer credits into Penn Foster College programs or to another school. Credits earned in Penn Foster College programs may transfer to some, but not all, learning institutions. Students who plan to continue their education with another school after completing coursework at Penn Foster College should check with that school regarding credit transfer policies. No form of accreditation guarantees that any learning institution will accept credits from any school as transfer credits.
Information Literacy Program Details
Here are some of the learning objectives for the Information Literacy online course:
- Locate books, periodicals, and other documents within a library
- Use a variety of reference sources
- Create effective search statements
- Search the Web and select the most relevant and reliable results
- Recognize the ethical and legal issues surrounding copyrighted information
You will need high-speed internet access to begin your program. You will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows XP® or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running OS X® or later, and an email account to complete your program with Penn Foster College.