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School of Information Student Research Journal

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Rethinking Assessment: Information Literacy Instruction And The Acrl Framework, Melissa J. Anderson Jan 2016

Rethinking Assessment: Information Literacy Instruction And The Acrl Framework, Melissa J. Anderson

School of Information Student Research Journal

Most information literacy instruction (ILI) done in academic libraries today is based on the ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, but with the replacement of these standards by the new Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, there is a need to re-evaluate current teaching strategies and instructional techniques so that they can better serve the Framework’s goals. This paper explores current trends in ILI instruction and in the area of assessment in particular, since ILI assessment provides an opportunity not only to evaluate teaching effectiveness but also to reinforce the learning goals of the new ...