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Early College Experience (ECE) Guide — Information Literacy

Guide to UConn Libraries' resources for members of the UConn ECE community

InfoLit Worldwide

Information Literacy Standards, United States

American Association of School Librarians

Standards for the 21st Century Learner (pdf)  Considers the social and affective domains as well as the cognitive. The "Why" and not just the "How". Learners need to care about what they are learning in order to that learning to have any lasting and meaningful effect.  AASL speaks of "strands" as does ANCIL (below). Both include the importance of developing attitudes toward learning.

ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education 

The  ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education was adopted by the ACRL board on 11 Jan. 2016.  The definition broadens and enriches the learning to take place, stating "Information literacy is a spectrum of abilities, practices, and habits of mind that extends and deepens learning through engagement with the information ecosystem. . . ."  Consisting of both knowledge practices and dispositions, the cognitive and affective domains come into play while we provide the kinesthetic opportunities.

ACRL Framework: Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

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