Each department or program designates a course to fulfill the Information Literacy Thread requirement within the General Education curriculum. These courses are upper level and advanced, and incorporate at least one assignment that addresses the third-level learning objectives of the Information Literacy program.
Within each IL Thread course, students receive at least two hours of research instruction and guidance, with a focus on resources of the particular discipline and advanced research skills.
These are the learning objectives for the third level of our Information Literacy program, taught jointly to IL Thread students by instructors and librarians:
According to a document approved by the General Education Committee in Spring 2015, courses designated as Information Literacy thread courses must meet the following standards:
Information Literacy thread courses will...
To maximize their effectiveness, it is recommended that Information Literacy thread courses . . .