Face-to-face library classes are increasing across all courses and campuses.
In addition to the number of library classes increasing, the majority of classes are now 90 minute sessions (up from 50 mins)
In 2015 the Association of College and Research Libraries introduced a new approach to information literacy that addresses changes in higher education as well as a rapidly changing information ecosystem.
"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." (ACRL 2015)
For a fuller discussion of the Framework and KPU's information literacy programme, please see this guide.
Other resources that informed the development of Doing Research: A Student's Guide to Finding and Using the Best Sources:
Other thoughts? Wanting to participate in the pilot? Please contact Celia Brinkerhoff
The working group included Jennifer Williams, Julia Grandison, and Elizabeth Gooding all from the department of English, who helped to shape this first draft of the project by offering excellent support and suggestions in terms of content and activities. Additional feedback was provided by Greg Chan and Jennifer Hardwick.
Support for this project also came from BCcampus through an Open Education Resource grant.