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Information Literacy Instruction Program: Gen Ed IL Outcomes

General Education Outcomes for Information Literacy

In 2009 COD faculty approved a set of General Education Student Learning Outcomes which they later modified and reaffirmed in 2018 for students enrolled in all associate degree programs. General Education refers to a broad body of knowledge and skills common to all educated people, regardless of their profession. A strong general education curriculum includes courses in the arts; the humanities which include literature, history, philosophy and foreign languages; mathematics, natural sciences and the social sciences.

Information Literacy Outcomes

Graduates can:

  • explain the need for information
  • locate information effectively and efficiently
  • evaluate information and its sources critically, and
  • use information effectively, ethically and legally to accomplish a specific purpose  


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