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Information Literacy @ Woodbury University: Home

Provides resources for faculty and advisors about information literacy education at Woodbury University.

Information Literacy is

Information Literacy is the ability to find, evaluate and use information effectively and ethically.  
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

Core Competency

WASC Senior College and University Commission

The WSCUC 2013 Handbook CFR 2.2a states that baccalaureate programs must: “ensure the development of core competencies including, but not limited to, written and oral communication, quantitative reasoning, information literacy, and critical thinking.”

Educational Quality: Student Learning, Core Competencies, and Standards of Performance at Graduation

Project Information Literacy (ISchool, Univ. of Washington)

5 takeaways

Project Information Literacy
Information School, University of Washington

An Information Literate Student Can

- appreciate the need to be a critical consumer of information

- identify, locate and make effective use of information

- critically and contextually evaluate information authority

- appreciate the impact that the information creation process has on information content

- confidently distinguish information types and sources regardless of the medium

- integrate appropriate and meaningful sources into a project

and much more...