K-16 Info Literacy Collaboration in GA. Proposal for a joint GLA/GLMA committee. The current state of K-16 IL collaboration in GA:. Scattered local efforts by librarians: Athens, Rome, Carrollton: K-16 librarians meetings/workshops to assess the state of IL instruction in our localities.
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Proposal for a
joint GLA/GLMA committee
Scattered local efforts by librarians:
Athens, Rome, Carrollton:
GOAL: Collaboration between teachers, administrators and college faculty to improve teacher prep programs
Shaping the teacher education curriculum:
4 regions = university + surrounding counties:
East Central/ Georgia Southern www.georgiasouthern.edu/prism/
Metro Atlanta: Georgia State http://education.gsu.edu/prism/
Northeast: University of GA: www.coe.uga.edu/prism/
Southeast: Armstrong Atlantic www.prism.armstrong.edu/
Outreach to non-traditional high schools:
Gateway to College Academy at GA Perimeter College
High school + first two years of college for at risk students
Classic City High School (Athens)
Alternative high school for at risk students
(This is a first, rough draft which borrows heavily from Ryan and Capra’s Information Literacy Toolkit Chicago: American Library Association, 2001.)
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AASL/ACRL Interdivisional Committee on Information Literacy
Charge: The joint AASL/ACRL Joint Committee on Information Literacy will focus on how to prepare K-20 students to be information literate and will provide a channel of communication to the respective divisions. In general, this joint committee will be a forum for sharing ideas on information literacy in K-20 environments and a source of professional development opportunities in this area.
Snapshot of instruction in K-16, public and special libraries.