INF 303D - Academic Success in the Digital University

Course Number Course Title Semester Day & Time Instructor Course Fee Register
INF 303D Academic Success in the Digital University Summer 2020 Online Molly McGee $850.00
Course Type:
Semester-Based Online

This course is intended to teach undergraduate students to navigate and use digital information resources, tools and skills that will help them to excel in their studies at a modern “digital” university. Topics include the digital basics of online learning; UT Libraries and introduction to scholarly communication; academic honesty, copyright and Creative Commons and academic publishing; the internet and networking basics; basic website design and usability; information security and privacy basics; and digital citizenship and information ethics.

Date & Location:

This course will be conducted entirely online and has no live class meetings.  There are pre-set due dates for all assignments. 

First class day:  Monday, July 13
Last class day:  Friday, August 14

Required Materials:

None. All required media will be available via the course website.

Official UT Austin Description:

Exposure to a wide variety of information and academic resources, tools, and skills. Focus is on the digital landscape of higher education. Subjects include features of the primary learning management system used; communication and organizational tools; library resources; basic online research resources; and ethical and safety concerns.




No refunds after 7/16/2020.