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ED 275: Foundations: Parent/Child Relationships: Information Literacy Skills

Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

As you work through this Research Guide, use the resources, and complete your assignment, you will be tackling a number of information literacy concepts. Information Literacy is defined as "the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning." 

The following concepts and knowledge practices are incorporated into this assignment: 

Searching as Strategic Exploration

Learners who are developing their information literate abilities

* match information needs and search strategies to appropriate search tools

* design and refine needs and search strategies as necessary, based on search results

 

Information Creation as Process

Learners who are developing their information literate abilities

* develop, in their own creation processes, an understanding that their choices impact the purposes for which the information produced will be used and the message it conveys

Research as Inquiry

Learners who are developing their information literate abilities

* draw reasonable conclusions based on the analysis and interpretation of information

Information Has Value

Learners who are developing their information literate abilities

* give credit to the original ideas of others through proper attribution and citation

Scholarship as Conversation

Learners who are developing their information literate abilities

* identify the contribution that particular articles, books, and other scholarly pieces make to disciplinary knowledge 

Sources

Association of College and Research Libraries. (2016, January 11). Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/ilframework