Standard ACRL definition for libraries in higher education Determine the extent of information needed Access the needed information effectively and efficiently Evaluate information and its sources critically Incorporate selected information into one’s knowledge base Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose Understand the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information, and access and use information ethically and legally ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/informationliteracycompetency.cfm
Standards at regional level Middle States Commission on Higher Education. (2003). Developing Research & Communication Skills: Guidelines for Information Literacy in the Curriculum. Executive summary. Retrieved March 30, 2010 from http://www.msche.org/publications/devskill050208135642.pdf Middle States Commission on Higher Education. (2003). Standards 11 in Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education. Retrieved March 30, 2010 from http://www.msche.org/publications/CHX06_Aug08REVMarch09.pdf )
Standards at college level
Priority team task to integrate IL into curriculum
Begin where they are Institute Schedule (2008 and 2010 comparison) Process of crafting assignments and walking the walk with active learning
http://www.wordle.net/ . Images of Wordles are licensed . Integrating Information Competency Into the Curriculum: The Cornell Experience Thomas Mills and Camille Andrews Cornell University Spring 2011
By studying Joe Conzo’s pictures we were able to observe the evolution of fashion trends as well as the art of posing through 1979-1982 while focusing on the Cold Crush Brothers.
This collection enabled us to create a visual chronology by looking at various concerts, shows, and studio portraits taken by Conzo. We chose to focus on the Cold Crush Brothers because they were the most prominent subjects of the collection. From our personal interpretation and analysis of the pictures we were able to conclude that:
Posing was seen in their pictures since the earliest pictures and evolved thematically in terms of complexity as their fame grew.
Their fashion trends followed the same pattern by becoming more complex and more charismatic as their popularity expanded. The earliest pictures show very few costumes, or coordination of outfits between the members. In the older pictures we see the appearance of showmen, costumes, glitter, outrageous outfits and themes.
Our interpretation was that these trends evolved according to financial abilities, popularity more than due to time.
By comparing the posing style and fashion trends of the Cold Crush with other popular groups of their time we realized that although they evolved through time they were not really following the fashion trends of their times, making them a unique group.
1979 1982 " People were standing around, look good, very fashionable, trend setting." Joe Conzo, April 25th 2009
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