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The Ask the Right Questions lesson is mapped to the Research as Inquiry and Searching as Strategic Exploration Frames and helps students learn how to determine the scope of their investigations by creating an appropriate research question. This lesson introduces the first step in a research process and criteria used to refine a topic into an appropriate research question. To accomplish this, the lesson will:Define a research question and the difference between a topic and a research questionIntroduce the 5W criteria for refining an investigationDiscuss how questions are too broad, too narrow...
Contributor: Joelle Pitts
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry, Searching as Strategic Exploration
The Value of Information lesson is mapped to the Information has Value Frame and introduces the concept of information, including personal information, as a commodity which carries value and has a cost. This lesson introduces new ways of assessing the value of information. To accomplish this we:Define information, cost, and value, and freeGive an overview of the perceptions of the cost of informationExplore the different characteristics of value-added informationIdentify the value of information despite its costRecognize how the commercialization of information affects information received...
Contributor: Joelle Pitts
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Has Value
The Choosing Information paths lesson is mapped to the Information as Creation Process Frame and helps students learn to recognize that information may be perceived differently based on the format in which it is packaged. In this lesson, students identify various characteristics of information formats, and match information needs to the most appropriate digital format. Moreover, students observe the changes that occur to information as it is repackaged in different formats, and evaluate the results. In this lesson students will learn how to:Match information needs with the most useful digital...
Contributor: Joelle Pitts
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Creation as Process
This lesson plan template incorporates the ACRL Framework into the lesson planning workflow. Librarians identify which frame(s) the class will be covering prior to the creation of learning outcomes and activities. Assessment and reflection pieces are also included.
Contributor: Karleigh Knorr
Resource Type(s): Lesson Plan
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Framework as a Whole
Evaluating a political news story presented in social media.
Contributor: Spencer Brayton
Rubric developed in collaboration with FYW faculty.
Contributor: Spencer Brayton
Resource Type(s): Rubric
An interdisciplinary group of faculty at Phoenix College revised the CSU-Chico CRAAP Test to include elements of the Framework.  While some of the changes are subtle, there is now an additional "P" for Process.
Contributor: Ann Roselle
Resource Type(s): Learning Object
"Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor/Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction in the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, shares her views about the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. She believes that that the Framework is one among many documents adopted by the Association of College and Research Libraries that academic librarians can and should use to promote information literacy. This interview was conducted in May 2016."
Contributor: Lisa Hinchliffe
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Framework as a Whole
This resource includes files and links for the conference paper and slides of the presentation Rhetorical Reinventions: Rethinking Research Processes and Information Practices to Deepen our Pedagogy, presented at LOEX 2016 by Donna Witek, Mary J. Snyder Broussard, and Joel M. Burkholder. Both the slides and the paper include a detailed bibliography of related resources.Presentation/Paper Abstract:The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy offers instruction librarians an opportunity to reconsider not only how they teach but also how they think about research and information. This new...
Contributor: Donna Witek
Locally developed learning outcomes inspired by the framework and our institutional learning outcomes. These outcomes are the results of library-wide discussions and are scaffolded from orientation through the major. (Live link is recommended over the PDF)
Resource Type(s): Learning Outcomes List
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Framework as a Whole

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