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  • INFORMATION LITERACY

    J. F. DRAKE MEMORIAL LEARNING RESOURCES CENTER

    ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY

    NORMAL, ALABAMA

    DR. CLARENCE TOOMER, DEAN

    PRUDENCE W. BRYANT, REFERENCE LIBRARIAN

  • OUTLINE

    I. Title PageII. Abstract SummaryIII. Goals/ObjectivesIV. ProceduresV. StakeholdersVI. CollaborationVII. Implementation Session 1VIII. Implementation Session 2IX. Pictures of SessionsX. North Carolina A&T State University visits Alabama A&M UniversityXI. Pictures of VisitXII. Significant ChallengesXIII. Breakthroughs/InnovationsXIV. Application of LearningXV. Application of Learning continuedXVI. Goals not AchievedXVII. Project ReviewXVIII. PicturesXIX. BibliographyXX. Bibliography continuesXXI. PathfinderXXII. Information ;literacy and the Strategic PlanXXIII. Project Summary

  • ABSTRACT SUMMARY

    The Information Literacy Pilot Project at Alabama A&M was planned and implemented to fulfill the following:

    the commitment to the HBCU Library Alliance Institute II and the Mellon Foundation, to assist students in recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate evaluate and use effectively the needed information

  • GOALS/OBJECTIVES

    TO DEVELOP AN INFORMATION LITERATE ENVIRONMENT AT ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY

    TO INTEGRATE INFORMATION LITERACY INTO THE BIBLIOGRAPHIC INSTRUCTION PROGRAM AT ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY

    TO INCREASE THE INFORMATION LITERACY HOLDINGS(REFERENCE AND CIRCULATING BOOKS,AUDIO VISUAL, E-BOOKS AND OTHER HOLDINGS IN THE LRC

    TO COLLABORATE WITH THE LIBRARY AT NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIVERSITY IN GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA

    TO TARGET HONORS ENGLISH,ENGLISH 102,ADMINISTRATION,FACULTY AND STAFF AS STAKEHOLDERS

  • PROCEDURES

    Review guidelines Conduct literature review Develop goals and objectives Contact Stakeholders (Administration,

    Faculty, Staff, and Students) Introduce Information Literacy to

    Stakeholders Implement Sessions Conduct Evaluations

  • STAKEHOLDERS

    Administration Faculty Staff Students ( University College and

    English 102)

  • IMPLEMENTATION

    .Session 1 Introduce Information Literacy to Honors

    English Class and Mrs. Cheryl Carpenter (Instructor)

    Implement Information Literacy Exercises and hands on with Technology

    Questions and Answers

  • IMPLEMENTATION

    Session 2 Conducted Literary Criticism Exercises

    using Traditional Reference Books on Selected authors (Alice Walker, Eudora Welty, Margaret Walker Alexander etc).

    Demonstration of Technology, (Smart Board and Electronic Data Bases)

    Questions and Answers

  • COLLABORATION NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE UNIVERSITY Ferdinand D. Bluford Library Mrs. Waltrene Canada, Dean Miss Iyanna Sims, Electronic Services Librarian

    ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY J.F. Drake Memorial Learning Resources Center/State Black Archives Research Center and Museum Dr. Clarence Toomer, Dean Mrs. Prudence W. Bryant, Reference Librarian Mrs. Connie Mack, Electronic Services

    Librarian Mrs. Diane McArthur, Systems Librarian

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY VISITS ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY

    The Meeting consisted of an interchange of ideas and an update on information literacy procedures, goals, objectives, technology usage at each of the libraries. Follow up and continuation of the collaborative activities was also discussed.

    Luncheon, Tour of Alabama A&M Learning Resources Center and State Black Archives Research Center and Museum

  • SIGNIFICANT CHALLENGES

    The number of students participating inthe sample Pilot Project created a challenge and additional equipment (moresmart boards) would have provided more student access to technology.

  • BREAKTHROUGHS/INNOVATIONS

    Students were introduced to information literacy and technology and engaged in in-teractive learning at a more advanced level. Students were challenged to enhance critical thinking skills throughbrainstorming.

  • APPLICATION OF LEARNING

    The ACRL Standards for Information Literacy will be applied for learning.The Information literate student:

    Standard 1- Determines the nature and extent of the information needed

    Standard 2- Accesses needed information, effectively and efficiently

  • APPLICATION OF LEARNING

    Standard 3- Evaluates information and its sources critically and incorporates selected information into his or her knowledge base and value system

    Standard 4- Uses information to accomplish a purpose

    Standard 5- Accesses and uses information ethically and legally

  • GOALS NOT ACHIEVED

    Continuous work should be implemented on the LRC holdings (Books, E-Books, Audio Visual etc.).

  • PROJECT REVIEW

    The Information Literacy Pilot Project was chosen to create an Information Literate environment for students enrolled in English 102 and Honors English at Alabama A&M. students will participate in activities to strengthen and develop literacy skills, to develop techniques for reading comprehension, evaluation and critical thinking skills

  • BIBLIOGRAPHY/PATHFINDERBIBLIOGRAPHY

  • BIBLIOGRAPHY (CONTINUED)

  • PATHFINDER

  • PILOT ACTIVITYThe following activity was presented to our pilot classduring the first session to reinforce critical thinking skills.

    This worksheet was developed by a group of librarians at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee library to promote the teaching of Information Literacy.

    http://www.uwm.edu/Library/ris/instruction/ip/

  • INFORMATION LITERACY AND THE

    STRATEGIC PLAN The LRC will continue to refine the

    information and library instruction programs to ensure students are prepared, to recognize when information is needed and to have the ability to locate ,evaluate and use information ethically. Varied and innovative teaching programs will prepare students to use information in their academic endeavors and in their roles

  • STRATEGIC PLAN CONTINUED

    as citizens, consumers, and professionals

    and as well as in their recreational activities. Goal 2, A&M strives to achieve academic

    excellence, Strategy 3, Make InformationLiteracy an integral part of the A&M experi-

    ence by developing a piloted Orientation 101with University College, develop and maintain

    online assessments, tutorials and course evaluations.

  • PROJECT SUMMARY

    The Pilot Information Literacy Project provided an introduction to Information Literacy for a small sample of students. More students will be involved in the In-formation Literacy Project in the Fall of 2006 when all of the English 102 classeswill be participants.