Unit 3 Information Literacy Standards

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Unit Learning Objective:

The Learner will be able to identify the Information Literacy standards established by AASL/ACRL.


Information R/evolution
(The link above will bring you to YouTube. After viewing the (5.28 min.) video clip, please use the 'back' button on your browser to return to this page)

The video clip above, from an Digital Ethnography Project at KSU "explores the changes in the way we find, store, create, critique, and share information. This video was created as a conversation starter... about the near future and the skills needed in order to harness, evaluate, and create information effectively." ([5407253.html Information R/evolution, 2007])

Information is the centerpiece of this unit and the preceding video is an appropriate introduction to the issues that exist for both teachers and library instructors. While Units 1 & 2 can be used by any teacher wishing to learn more about Knowledge Building (KB), Unit 3 is directed particularly at the K-12 Media Specialist and the Higher Education Librarian. Rather than teaching new material, it serves as a review of the standards for Information Literacy (IL) as determined by library professional organizations and sets the stage for Unit 4, the creation of an IL lesson utilizing KB.

Please take the time to review both the K-12 and the Higher Education section, regardless of your particular area of expertise.

Knowledge Building & Information Literacy K-16+ | Unit 3 | Unit 3 - Information Literacy, Standards K - 12 | Unit 3 - Information Literacy, Standards Higher Education | Unit 3 - Information Literacy, Standards Wrap-Up