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Information Literacy

Introduction and options for information literacy curriculum at SVC

Information Literacy Curriculum and Alignement with General Education Outcomes

Introducing Information Literacy curriculum compenents into your classes...


Aligns with developing critical thinking skills (THINK General Education Outcome):​

We can assist you and your students in developing research practices that are both efficient, develop curiousity, and reflective thinking:​

  • Teach simple tools evaluation tools like SIFT and CRAAP to learn how to verify and evaluate research results​

  • Introduce the idea of deciphering sources of information and their purpose to cultivate more discerning information consumers and researchers

  • Encourage use of educational tools like annotated bibliographies or research logs to assist students with evaluative and reflective practices for selecting evidence and information​

  • Use Misinformation guide, Media Bias Chart, Information timeline and other resources to teach students about information creation and production


     

Aligns with district-wide goals of centering equity (ENGAGE General Education Outcome) 

Enhance student engagement with:​

  • Authority/ Information Creation: Who writes the stories? Who creates the content?​

  • Profit/Power Structures: Who benefits from the stories? Who profits from the information?​

  • Historical/Systemic Oppression: Who is missing from the stories? Who does not have access to the information?​

  • Content created in response to cultural shifts and needs, such as Antiracist Pedagogy & Curriculum Resources, LGBTQ+ Guide, Social Justice Pedagogy Guide​, and more.

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