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  • Information literacy and computer literacy col aug 2011 2 0

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