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FAQs on IL Framework available; Reminder: online hearings July 7 and 11, comments due July 15

July 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Information Literacy, Standards and Guidelines

Members of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force are grateful for all the robust input gathered through online feedback forms, member forums and hearings (face-to-face and online), member emails, conversations in social media, as well as comments from the ACRL Board of Directors. The Task Force takes the feedback provided […]

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Information Literacy Strategist Position

June 27th, 2014 · Comments Off · About ACRL, Information Literacy

ACRL, a division of the American Library Association is seeking an Information Literacy Strategist for its Chicago office for a two-year project assignment. Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Information Literacy Strategist will encourage adoption of ACRL’s new Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education within the profession in order to support ACRL’s strategic […]

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ACRL seeks feedback on revised Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

June 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Information Literacy, Standards and Guidelines

The Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force seeks feedback on the revised draft of the association’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, adopted by ACRL in 2000, has become an essential document related to the emergence […]

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Sneak Peek at Forthcoming Revised IL Framework

June 12th, 2014 · Comments Off · Information Literacy, Standards and Guidelines

Members of ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force have been working diligently to revise the draft Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. They’ve been reviewing all the community feedback to the February 20 and April 4 drafts and are working to improve and expand the revised draft, which will be […]

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Increase Your Commitment to Students; Seek a FIPSE Grant

May 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Higher Education, Information Literacy, Value of Academic Libraries

The United States Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education recently announced a new Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) competition First in the World (FITW). The program will provide multi-year grants to institutions of higher education to spur the development of innovations that improve educational outcomes, make college more affordable for students […]

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Reminder – Immersion applications due May 23

May 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Information Literacy

Applications for the Immersion Program Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks are due Friday, May 23, 2014.  The Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks will be offered November 19-22, 2014, in Nashville, Tennessee.  During the program, nationally-recognized faculty will lead participants through intensive training and education while developing an engaged, supportive learning community. Assessment: Demonstrating the Educational […]

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Immersion Program application deadline extended to May 23

May 5th, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Information Literacy

The application deadline for the ACRL Immersion Program Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks has been extended to Friday, May 23, 2014.  The Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks will be offered November 19-22, 2014, in Nashville, Tennessee.  Nationally-recognized faculty will lead participants through intensive training and education. Assessment: Demonstrating the Educational Value of the Academic Library […]

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Reminder: ACRL Immersion Program Applications Due May 2

April 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Information Literacy

Applications for the ACRL Immersion Program Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks are due Friday, May 2, 2014. The Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks will be offered November 19-22, 2014, in Nashville, Tennessee. The Immersion Program allows you to embrace your educational role by embarking on a path of teacher development and pedagogical inquiry in a […]

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Comment on IL Framework by April 21; Participate in April 17 Online Forum

April 14th, 2014 · Comments Off · Information Literacy, Standards and Guidelines

ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force invites you to share your perspective on the initial draft of the association’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education during the online open forum to be held Thursday, April 17, 2014, 8am Pacific/9am Mountain/10am Central/11am Eastern. Sign up online to attend at least one hour in advance as login […]

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ACRL Releases Second Part of Draft Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

April 4th, 2014 · Comments Off · Information Literacy, Standards and Guidelines

ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force has released the second part of their initial draft of the association’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, adopted by ACRL in 2000, have become an essential document related to the emergence of information literacy as […]

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