Faculty Information Literacy Survey
The ability to find and use "good" information is an increasingly important skill for students in higher education. Typically, librarians determine whether or not a student is "information literate" based on their ability to:
Determine when information is needed
Access information quickly and efficiently
Evaluate information sources critically
Incorporate information into ones knowledge base
Use information to accomplish a specific purpose
Understand and use information ethically and legally
The following 10-question anonymous survey asks you to examine the way students are required to use information in your classes, and how you go about instructing them in this area. Your responses will be critical in helping the library and the Composition Committee understand your needs and the needs of your students now and in the future.
1. How do you define “information literacy"