Incorporating Information
Literacy in the Majors:
New Roles For Librarians
Patricia Pinho, Associate Professor and Undergr...
IL Learning Objectives
• Understand the information environment and information
needs in the discipline in today’s society...
What does it mean to be information
literate at the undergraduate level in
the major?
3
How will your department implement
your plan for the information literacy
requirement?
4
Which of the learning objectives
proved to be most difficult for your
department?
5
How is information literacy connected
with the other general education
competencies?
6
The other competencies are:
• Advan...
Will librarians be involved in the
implementation process?
7
Competencies in the Major - University at Albany-
SUNY
http://www.albany.edu/generaleducation/implementation-timetable.php...
Questions?
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    1. 1. Incorporating Information Literacy in the Majors: New Roles For Librarians Patricia Pinho, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Studies Director, Dept. of Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies, University at Albany Paul Toscano, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Studies Director, Dept. of Chemistry, University at Albany Trudi Jacobson, Distinguished Librarian and Head of the Information Literacy Dept., University at Albany Libraries Jesús Alonso-Regalado, Associate Librarian, Subject Librarian for History, Latin American, and Romances Languages, University at Albany Libraries 1 SUNYLA Conference June 12, 2014
    2. 2. IL Learning Objectives • Understand the information environment and information needs in the discipline in today’s society…and select the most appropriate strategies, search tools, and resources for each unique information need. • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate content, including dynamic, online content if appropriate. • Conduct ethical practices in the use of information, in ways that demonstrate awareness of issues of intellectual property and personal privacy in changing technology environments • Produce, share, and evaluate information in a variety of participatory environments. • Integrate learning and research strategies with lifelong learning processes and personal, academic, and professional goals. 2
    3. 3. What does it mean to be information literate at the undergraduate level in the major? 3
    4. 4. How will your department implement your plan for the information literacy requirement? 4
    5. 5. Which of the learning objectives proved to be most difficult for your department? 5
    6. 6. How is information literacy connected with the other general education competencies? 6 The other competencies are: • Advanced Writing • Critical Thinking • Oral Discourse
    7. 7. Will librarians be involved in the implementation process? 7
    8. 8. Competencies in the Major - University at Albany- SUNY http://www.albany.edu/generaleducation/implementation-timetable.php • Tips for Incorporating Competencies http://www.albany.edu/generaleducation/assets/Tips_for_Incorporating_Competencies.docx • Examples of Activities that Teach Information Literacy http://www.albany.edu/generaleducation/assets/Examples_of_Activities_that_Teach_Information_Literacy.docx • Information Literacy Form http://www.albany.edu/generaleducation/assets/Information_Literacy_Form.docx 8 Useful Resources
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