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
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