The Earlham Libraries offer a course-integrated information literacy program. Recent statistics indicate the scope of the program:
The Earlham Libraries also organize and teach in three instruction initiatives related to information literacy:
In addition, the Earlham Libraries seek to enhance curricular change related to information literacy through faculty experimentation:
Student learning outcomes for information literacy vary by course. The Earlham Libraries await the publication of extensively revised Assocation of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, to be released in 2014-15. Course-integrated student learning outcomes at Earlham typically fall into categories identified by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Information Literacy VALUE Rubric:
A course-integrated, information literacy assignment will be part of the new Earlham Seminar 1 general education requirement, effective 2014-15.
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