Agenda and Overview
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1. Overview of Information Literacy:
Information Literacy Definitions
2. Articulate Information Literacy Outcomes for Your Programs:
Review IL Guidelines & Examples
3. Integrate Information Literacy into Your Programs:
Map Your Curriculum for Information Literacy
4. Assessment for Information Literacy:
Is It Already Happening in Your Programs?
Use the New Column on the Assessment Process/Delivery Grid
Middle States Accreditation and Information Literacy
Developing Research & Communication Skills: Guidelines for Information Literacy in the Curriculum (2003) is a publication from The Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the accrediting body for Philadelphia University.
This executive summary outlines the basics for Information Literacy programming in the MSCHE region. The full publication is also available online here.
What is Information Literacy?
To help students become "wise information consumers" and lifelong learners, by developing in them the ability to effectively find, evaluate and apply information.
University Information Literacy Mission Statement
Information Literacy in a Nutshell
"This tutorial introduces the concept of Information Literacy especially as it pertains to students in higher education. The tutorial focuses on defining this concept and explaining the 5 standards created by the ACRL to define the 'Information Literate" student.'"
Created by Instructional Services, David L. Rice Library, July 2010