DESCRIPTION OF COURSE UNIT


1.

Code

Course unit title

Title of the degree programme

LLL17B000464

Information Search

Elective subject


2.

Name of lecturer(s)

Departament(s)

Coordinator: Mykolas Okulič Kazarinas (kazarinas@mruni.eu)

a. o: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ramutė Naujikienė, Jurgita Damušienė

Institute of Communication


3.

Cycle of course unit

Level of course unit

Type of course unit

I

Not applicable

Optional


4.

Mode of delivery

Year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered

Language of instruction

Face-to-face

2 semester

English, Lithuanian, Russian


5.

Study requirements

Prerequisites:

Co-requisites:

Work placement(s):

Skills of work with computers.

Not applicable

Not applicable


7.

Number of ECTS credits allocated

Student's workload

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours

6

162

34

128


8.

Purpose of the course unit

To develop the capacity to choose the proper sources of information and efficiently search the required information.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Teaching and learning methods

Assessment methods

Will be able to efficient use of online search systems.

Lecture, Brainstorming projects, optional workshops and consultations.

Student participation in Brainstorming projects is assessed.

Will be able to access databases of scientific works.

Lecture, Brainstorming projects, optional workshops and consultations.

Student participation in Brainstorming projects is assessed.

Will be able to provide references to sources.

Lecture, Brainstorming projects, optional workshops and consultations.

Student participation in Brainstorming projects is assessed.

Will be able to find and buy clip art and multimedia elements.

Lecture, Brainstorming projects, optional workshops and consultations.

Student participation in Brainstorming projects is assessed.

Will understand the basic principles of search engine optimization.

Lecture, Brainstorming projects, optional workshops and consultations.

Student participation in Brainstorming projects is assessed.


9.

Course contens

Topics

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours and tasks

Tasks

To list and explain the scientific development of information search.

2

4

6

25

Brainstorming project.

Analyze working methods with universal information search systems and activities relevant to the practical tasks.

3

4

7

26

Brainstorming project.

Analyze working methods with the specialized search engines information systems.

3

4

7

26

Brainstorming project.

Analyze working methods with with the thematic search engines information systems.

2

4

6

26

Brainstorming project.

To use knowledge of information search, to make decisions, to explain proceses.

2

4

6

25

Brainstorming project.

Assessment

2

2

Overall

12

20

2

34

 

128

 


10.

Assessment strategy

Weighting percentage

Period or date of assessment

Assessment criteria

Examination

50

During the Semester

Measured deviation from the experts.

Tasks performance in seminars

50

During the Semester

Task performance quality(0-10 points.