Integrating Information Literacy Objectives into Assignments & Courses
This guide is intended to provide best practices, tips, and resources to help faculty integrate more intentional information literacy objectives into new or existing assignments and courses.
Information Literacy Defined
Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.“ (ALA, 1989)
Information Literacy Redefined
"Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning." (ALA, 2016)
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