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  • 1. Information Literacy and Computer Literacy: How Can It Make a Difference in Your Classroom?
    Amy Glass and Paulette Sibrel
    Celebration of Learning 2011
  • 2. “Teaching, or more accurately ensuring learning, continues to be the mission of community colleges, their faculty…
  • 3. …and their libraries.”
    Warren, Leslie A. "Information Literacy in Community Colleges: Focused on Learning." Reference & User Services Quarterly 45.4: 297-303.
  • 4. “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.”
    American Library Association. Presidental Committee on Information Literacy. Final Report. Chicago: American Library Association, 1989.
    Information Literacy is…
  • 5. How do YOU define “Information Literacy?”
  • 6. How do YOU define “Computer Literacy?”
  • 7. Very much related and interwoven
    Information Literacy vs. Computer Literacy Skills
  • 8. Components of an information literate individual
  • 9. Determine the extent of information needed
    Access the needed information effectively and efficiently
    Evaluate information and its sources critically
    An information literate individual can…
  • 10. 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
    An information literate individual can…
  • 11. "Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education." Association of College and Research Libraries. American Lib. Assn., 2000. http://bit.ly/6UMQ.
  • 12. How will ICC define Computer Literacy?
    How will ICC implement our standard?
    Computer literacy
  • 13.
    • Shares skills of evaluation of information with information literacy
    • 14. Focus is on the understanding of and skills in using the devices and associated software.
    • 15. You might think of computer literacy and information literacy as two sides of the same coin.
    Computer literacy usuallly
  • 16. Often seen as having three levels of skills
    Foundational (Basic)
    Intermediate
    Proficient
    Computer literacy
  • 17. May include:
    Keyboarding
    Log on/off
    Power on/off
    Open/close files and applications
    Cut/Copy/Paste
    Identifying and using basic parts and devices
    Using a web browser
    Printing and using Print Preview
    Compose/Send/Reply in email
    ICC specific
    Blackboard
    E-services
    Foundational (Basic)
  • 18. May include:
    File/Folder Management
    Locate/Save/Retrieve
    Saving in various formats
    Understanding directories
    Printing
    Selecting appropriate printer
    Using page setup
    Web pages
    Bookmarks
    URLs
    Domain names
    Create web page documents
    Save/copy images/documents
    Troubleshoot common technology problems (Print queues, network connectivity, etc.)
    Intermediate
  • 19. May include:
    Word Processing and Desktop Publishing
    Formatting text/paragraphs (Spacing, Columns, Indents)
    Inserting graphics (Clip art, Text boxes)
    Using Tools – Find/Sort/Change/Replace/Highlight/Rotate/Edit/Number keys
    Spreadsheets
    Cells, Rows and Columns – Moving/Copying/Formatting/Inserting/Deleting/Selecting
    Using and selecting Charts and other graphic elements
    Using simple formulas
    Principles of data analysis
    Intermediate (Cont.)
  • 20. May include:
    Databases
    Use Wizard or Design View to create database
    Define and modify database fields
    Use/Find/Sort
    Edit records
    Set Attributes
    Presentations
    Format/Modify/Rotate text
    Create/Select/Insert/Move/Resize/Modify images, sounds, video, charts and spreadsheets
    Using scanner/digital camera
    Insert hyperlinks
    Email
    Netiquette
    Add/save attachments
    Use “carbon copy”
    Intermediate (Cont.)
  • 21. May include:
    Email
    Distribution lists
    Blind Carbon Copy
    Organizing email folders
    Web searching
    Boolean searches
    Discussion boards
    History
    Create websites
    Finding and Evaluating Information
    Attach and use peripheral devices
    Locate and use accessibility features
    Use and save compressed files
    View file and folder properties
    Proficient
  • 22. May include:
    Word Processing and Desktop Publishing
    Insert tables/animation/sound/spreadsheets/graphs/charts/formulas
    Edit tables/table layout
    Format text
    Save as another format
    Troubleshoot formatting
    Customize software and toolbars
    Adjust page view
    Use function keys
    Spreadsheets
    Create/use for assessment/productivity/problem solving
    Create complex formulas
    Use advanced graph features/filter option/”hide and show” option
    Import/insert digital elements
    Save as another format
    Proficient (Cont.)
  • 23. May include:
    Database
    Create query
    Generate report
    Filter data
    Use “hide and show”
    Insert graphics/digital files
    Presentations
    Create presentations using navigation buttons/non-linear design
    Work in various modes/views
    Format text
    Modify toolbars
    Adjust page view/presentation timing/action/looping
    Import animations/sounds/multimedia files/applications
    Edit master slides
    Save in other formats
    Proficient (Cont.)
  • 24. “What should they know?”
    “Ability to obtain, store, retrieve, manipulate and evaluate”
    and
    Assessing Information/Computer Literacy Learning
  • 25. Project SAILS www.projectsails.org
    Library 111 – Research Survival Skills
    Part of project to create an “information literacy rubric” specifically for community colleges.
    Information Literacy Assessment
  • 26. Example:
    ICDL (Information Communication Driver’s License) www.icdlus.org/
    Computer Literacy Assessment
  • 27. CMGEN 100 – Foundational Computer Skills
    CMGEN 110 – Introduction to Windows
    CMGEN/CMPSC 120 – Computer Applications
    CMWEB 110 – XHTML and Advanced Internet
    Existing Computer Literacy Courses at ICC include
  • 28. How can we help you?
    Amy Glass, Reference Librarian
    amy.glass@icc.edu
    Paulette Sibrel, BHIS Department
    psibrel@icc.edu