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Charting Your Course: Using Curriculum Mapping to Enhance Information Literacy

  1. 1. Charting Your Course: Using Curriculum Mapping to Enhance Information Literacy Susan [Gardner] Archambault LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY
  2. 2. DEVELOP procedure for reviewing & deconstructing curriculum IDENTIFY “high impact” courses within each Dept. for embedding info lit 1. 2. LMU Curriculum Mapping Project
  3. 3. Why Curriculum Mapping? Get to know curriculum for each major or program of study What’s the place of information literacy in the curriculum as a whole? Where is it most strategic to embed info literacy so more students benefit? Work with faculty to avoid duplication and gaps in information literacy instruction
  4. 4. • Fill out a map for each Major/program of study • List required “core” courses as well as “electives” • Obtain copies of course syllabi for content analysis • Identify learning outcomes and assignments related to LMU core info lit dimensions and map to course • Meet with Chair/Department to discuss findings Methodology
  5. 5. COURSE LEVEL (first year seminar, rhetorical arts, & info lit flag) Identify info need and conceptualize research strategy Critically evaluate sources Locate & access info: including discipline- specific professional info Interpret and evaluate evidence Use information ethically PROGRAM LEVEL (core curriculum) Collect, interpret, evaluate and use evidence to make arguments and produce knowledge Identify info needs, locate & access info. And critically evaluate sources UNIVERSITY LEVEL (undergraduate learning outcome) Information Literacy: Students will be able to identify info needs, locate and access relevant info, and critically evaluate a diverse array of sources LMU’s Information Literacy “Big Picture”
  6. 6. In Search Of… Content Analysis LMU CORE INFO LIT DIMENSIONS Identify info need via research/hypothesis Find info beyond assigned readings Evaluate sources Use evidence by integrating outside sources Info ethics via proper citations
  7. 7. Excerpt from Mapping Instructions
  8. 8. Sample Curriculum Map
  9. 9. Dissection of CMST 204
  10. 10. Let’s Discuss: Where does your department build on foundational information literacy skills?
  11. 11. Find, evaluate, & use scholarly and discipline- specific professional information Evaluate different types of info resources using RADAR framework Differentiate between scholarly and popular sources Select information that provides evidence for a topic Investigate the scope of a research database FIRST YEAR SEMINAR RHETORICAL ARTS CMST 204 Example: Reinforcing & Building On
  12. 12. • 46 upper-level courses embedded info lit into learning outcomes • New opportunities for faculty-librarian collaboration • More sequential info lit across the curriculum Outcomes (So Far…)
  13. 13. • ACRL-IS Management and Leadership Committee. (2010). Analyzing your instructional environment: A workbook. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/aboutacrl/ directoryofleadership/sections/is/iswebsite/projpubs/aie/aie.pdf • Boss, K. & Drabinski, E. (2013). Looking for infoLit: Using syllabi to map strategic information literacy instruction. 7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference, July 15-18, 2013, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Retrieved from http://eblip7.library.usask.ca/docs/Boss_Drabinski_EBLIP7_presentat ion • Maki, P. (2010). Assessing for learning: Building a sustainable commitment across the institution. 2nd edition. Sterling, VA : Stylus Publishing. • LMU Library. (2014). Curriculum mapping at LMU. Retrieved from http://libguides.lmu.edu/mapping2 Reader’s Advisory
  14. 14. • Moser, M., Heisel, A., Jacob, N., & McNeill, K. (2011). A more perfect union: Campus collaborations for curriculum mapping information literacy outcomes. ACRL 2011: A Declaration of Interdependence, March 30 – April 2, 2011, Philadelphia, PA. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/events/national/2011/papers/m ore_perfect_union.pdf • National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment. (2012). Curriculum mapping tool kit. Retrieved from http://www.learningoutcomeassessment.org/Mapping.htm • UNLV Libraries. (2011). UNLV Libraries instructional framework working group report. Retrieved from http://www.library.unlv.edu/about/instruction_framework Reader’s Advisory
  15. 15. Thank You: William H. Hannon Library Research Incentive Travel Grant Susan Gardner Archambault susan.gardner@lmu.edu @susanarcham

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