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Information Literacy Guide for The New School Faculty

Exercises for Gaining Information Literacy Competence

Susan Bigelow, a librarian at Springfield College, has created a terrific guide for information literacy at her college. On this page she reproduces (with permission, of course) exercises from what is now a standard work on the subject, Teaching Information Literacy: 35 Practical, Standards-Based Exercises for College Students by Joanna M. Burkhardt, Mary C. MacDonald and Andree J. Rathemacher (ALA 2003). The ones I found particularly valuable are:

More assignment ideas (scroll down to page 14) from this early draft of the ACRL committee that drew up the new framework.