This guide is intended to provide assistance to those wishing to accomplish information literacy objectives in their classes. Please do not share this page with students, as it has quizzes!
The Association for College and Research Libraries defines information literacy as "the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively use information."1 This guide is divided into each of those three areas, with videos and assessments provided to teach corresponding skills.
What we recommend: – flipped classroom style
Out-of-class: 45 minutes of homework (31 minutes of videos, 14 minutes of assessments)
At ASU in a computer classroom or Library ILC during Priority Weeks with a Librarian: 50 minute session
Note: if you would like a course-related worksheet, please let us know a week in advance and we’ll create one, staff time permitting.
If you want to focus only on CT1, we suggest teaching:
If you want to focus only on CT2, we suggest teaching:
If you'd like to have a librarian teach information literacy session(s), please contact Mark Allan or Kimberly Wirth.
Mark Allan, Assistant Director for Research and Instructional Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (325) 486-6535
Kimberly Wirth, Coordinator of Information Literacy/Research Librarian, at email@example.com or (325) 486-6527
If you would like to enroll your class in our Blackboard course, please click here. Select the class you’d like to be enrolled and click “enroll selected classes.” Your course will be enrolled within the next business day. When you’d like to check your students’ grades, please log on to the Blackboard program.
All of these course materials are in "beta" testing -- please let us know what you think. While these course materials were developed to complement the new freshman seminar, instructors of all subjects are welcome to use them.