Activity courtesy of Patricia Iannuzzi
Standards approved by the Association of Colleges & Research Libraries (ACRL)
An information literate individual is able to:
Information literacy is 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.
Information literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning. It is common to all disciplines, to all learning environments, and to all levels of education. It enables learners to master content and extend their investigations, become more self-directed, and assume greater control over their own learning.
Courtesy of Anne-Marie Deitering, Oregon State Univ.
Which Info Lit Standard Do You Teach Most Often?
Which information literacy standard does this assignment teach?
Assignment: Compare treatment of the same topic in a liberal magazine (such as Mother Jones) and a conservative magazine (such as American Spectator)