Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.
In 2016, the Association of College and Research Libraries established six frameworks for information literacy. These frameworks are listed as headings below.
The frameworks or threshold concepts of information literacy provide the backbone to general education outcomes and subject mastery. By mastering a threshold concept students gain a valuable competency and transferrable skills, which will help them both in and out of the classroom.
The following assignments ideas could be selected based on the learning objectives for your course. Let us know if you would like to work with a librarian to flesh out an assignment idea.