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Toolkit: Information Has Value- KPs

Overview

"Information possesses several dimensions of value, including as a commodity, as a means of education, as a means to influence, and as a means of negotiating and understanding the world. Legal and socioeconomic interests influence information production and dissemination." ACRL Framework

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Learners who are developing their information literate abilities do the following:

Knowledge Practice 1

Give credit to the original ideas of others through proper attribution and citation.

Hands-On Citation: Exploring MLA Style with First-Year Students- Jennifer Lau-Bond, Harper College, 2018

Finding and Citing Images: Responsible Use of Fashion Images- Molly Beestrum, Columbia College, 2017

Masters of the (Citable) Universe: Maximizing Your Use of Reference Management Software- Kirstin Duffin, Eastern Illinois University, 2017

The Scholarly Conversation: Reading & Applying Scholarly Research: Amy Hall & Sarah Leeman, National-Louis University, 2016

Citing Online Images- Tim Lockman, Kishwaukee College, 2016

Increasing Engagement with Poll Everywhere- Larissa Garcia, Northern Illinois University, 2013

Creating Embedded Content- Cynthia Kremer, Benedictine University, 2014

Knowledge Practice 2

Understand that intellectual property is a legal and social construct that varies by culture.

Hands-On Citation: Exploring MLA Style with First-Year Students- Jennifer Lau-Bond, Harper College, 2018

Knowledge Practice 3

Articulate the purpose and distinguishing characteristics of copyright, fair use, open access, and the public domain.

Traversing the Terrain of 21st Century Publishing: A Practicum- Sarah Dick & Susan Franzen, Illinois State University, 2017

Knowledge Practice 4

Understand how and why some individuals or groups of individuals may be underrepresented or systematically marginalized within the systems that produce and disseminate information.

"Can you here me now?" How to Build Relationships with Administrators to Boost your Instruction Reach- Douglas Keberlin Gutierrez and Elizabeth Lang, Dominican University, 2018

Knowledge Practice 5

Recognize issues of access or lack of access to information sources.

Information Beyond College- Cathy Troupos and Josh Avery, Wheaton College, 2019

Finding, Interpreting, and Evaluating Statistical Data Sources for the Arts- April Levy, Columbia College, 2016

Knowledge Practice 6

Decide where and how their information is published.

Traversing the Terrain of 21st Century Publishing: A Practicum- Sarah Dick & Susan Franzen, Illinois State University, 2017

Knowledge Practice 7

Understand how the commodification of their personal information and online interactions affects the information they receive and the information they produce or disseminate online.

Knowledge Practice 8

Make informed choices regarding their online actions in full awareness of issues related to privacy and the commodification of personal information.

Social Media for the Real World: Preparing Students to Cleanse and Curate Their Online Presence- Edward Remus, Northeastern Illinois University, 2020


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