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Information Literacy Program

Teaching and Learning support provided by faculty librarians for faculty.

Program Options

Instructional Design

  • Collaborate with faculty librarians on developing effective assignments and assessments.

Instructional Engagement Support

  • Develop online research guides.
  • Create online tutorials.
  • Integrate information literacy and library access into Blackboard.

Research Consultations

  • Faculty and students can schedule one-on-one and small group meetings with a faculty librarian to discuss assignments, research questions, relevant information resources, etc.

Session Preparation

  • Identify student learning outcomes to be achieved.
  • Decide on best instructional method(s) (e.g., online, in person, multiple sessions, etc.)
  • Assess level of information literacy skills of students.

Instruction

  • Identify student learning outcomes to be achieved.
  • Decide on best instructional method(s): (e.g., online, in person, multiple sessions, etc.)
  • Schedule a Workshop: Due to the popularity of our program, it is highly recommended that you contact your faculty librarian at least 2 weeks in advance of when you would like instruction. Faculty members are expected to attend instruction sessions with their students.

LIS 1010: Truth, Lies, and Information Management

  • 2-credit hour course
  • Meets UCM General Education Requirement #5: Acquiring and managing information effectively through research and the uses of current and emerging technologies.
  • Taught online and on-the-ground by faculty librarians.
  • Using the “role” method of instruction, students learn how to effectively locate and analyze information for academic, professional, and everyday use.