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Acrl info lit standards


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Acrl info lit standards

  1. 1. 23 April 2010<br />ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards<br />
  2. 2. Information-Literate Individuals Can<br /><ul><li>Determine the extent of information needed
  3. 3. Access the needed information effectively and efficiently
  4. 4. Evaluate information & its sources critically
  5. 5. Incorporate selected information into one’s own knowledge base
  6. 6. Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose
  7. 7. Understand the economic, social, & legal issues surrounding the use of information
  8. 8. Access and use information ethically & legally</li></ul>(ACRL’s Information Literacy Standards)<br />
  9. 9. Skills students have mastered<br />
  10. 10. Which of these do you think our students believe they have mastered the most? Why?<br />
  11. 11. Which of these do you feel we address the best in our instruction sessions?<br />Answers: <br /> Access and mechanics<br />After all, if students went away from the <br />Library not knowing how to access the<br />needed information, how could they <br />adequately develop competencies in the<br />other areas. How could they complete <br />their assignment.<br />
  12. 12. Where should we focus our attention? <br />Access and evaluation<br />See previous slide. With only 50 minutes to work with classes, we need to make sure students know how to access the resources.<br />Knowing the extent of information that they need<br />Discussion on working with instructors to know the assignment indicated that that would help a bunch with teaching students how much information they might need. <br />