Information Literacy & Lifelong Learners = Faculty + Student + Librarian + Assignment Philosophy
Faculty + Student + Librarian + Assignment
At the University of Connecticut we are not seeking to establish a single stand-alone information literacy class, but rather to build information literacy into the very fiber of the four-year University education.
Lower Order: Restates textual concepts in his/her own words and
selects data accurately
Higher Order: Synthesizes main ideas to construct new concepts.
Extends initial synthesis, when possible, at a higher level of
abstraction to construct new hypotheses that may require
Information Literacy is not just a Librarian’s issue.
To succeed, we need the active cooperation of teaching faculty and support staff and of the students themselves.