Reframing the Narrative: Developing Information Literacy Learning Outcomes using Backward Design and Consensus Decision Making [Slides]

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jenny Dale, Information Literacy Coordinator and Associate Professor (Creator)
Maggie Murphy, Associate Professor, Art & Design Librarian (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Slides from presentation given April 11, 2019 at the 2019 ACRL national conference in Cleveland, OH.

Two librarians will lead workshop participants through the process they used to develop new information literacy program learning outcomes aligned to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy at their university. In groups, participants will hand code sample qualitative data based on survey responses from librarians about essential information literacy skills and habits of mind students at different levels of study should have. Group members will collaboratively compare their codes, develop higher-level categories, align categories to the Framework, and draft learning outcomes. Participants will be able to adapt this method at their home institutions using nothing more than common office supplies.

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Language: English
Date: 2019
information literacy, higher education, academic libraries

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