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INSC 350 Information Consumer

(3) The impact of the Information Age on society and the everyday lives of individuals, in the contexts of worklife, health, finance, and social interaction. Emphasizes information literacy skills and personal information management techniques to cope effectively with information overload, disinformation, propaganda, and fraud. Concepts include managing one's online presence, social media use, information privacy, the economics of information, individuals as content creators, self-publishing, environmental scanning, evaluating online information, and gatekeeping.