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About This Micro-Credential

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When new research is introduced in a given field, the ability to successfully navigate and apply information is key to effective professional performance. Learn core and advanced research skills and techniques to stay informationally nimble, regardless of your field of inquiry, through the two courses in the Navigating Professional Research micro-credential.

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Skills You Will Gain

Research Skills

Information Retrieval Skills

Critical Thinking

Information Literacy

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize when and where further information is needed.
  • Locate, evaluate, and employ information.
  • Design, execute, and assess success of information research plans.

Required Courses

  • LIN 175 - Information Literacy
  • LIN 302 - Digital Searching Interfaces

Offered in online format


Jennifer Bachner, PhD
Andrea Brooks
Navigating Professional Research, First semester offered: Summer 2019


Northern Kentucky University
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