The goal of Information literacy (IL) instruction at LSC-Montgomery is to teach the skills needed to support the development of information literacy in each student. According to the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACLR) an information-literate student is able to:
Librarians play an important role in developing the information-literate student. IL instruction sessions at LSC-Montgomery are specifically developed to cover several key elements listed above, and the librarians have identified goals and learning outcomes that reflect the unique material covered during these sessions. While the learning outcomes for IL sessions differ from the course learning outcomes, each IL session is customized to support the student in meeting the outcomes of the course.
Customized Library Instruction to Support Course Learning Outcomes and Assignments
All information literacy instruction sessions are customized to meet course specific learning outcomes and assignments. Sessions can be designed to provide a basic introdution to library serivces, basic research skills, or advanced research skills. All sessions include an interactive, hands-on presentation.
A basic Introduction to College Research is offered in two parts. The first part is designed to meet the learning outcomes for EDUC 1300 and the second part is desgined to meet the learning outcomes for ENGL 1301. These sessions can be provided in-class or accessed online.
Online Information Literacy Instruction
Embedded tutors are assigned to specific classes throughout a semester, serving as an additional resource, providing supplemental instruction. They serve in the capacity best suited to the instructor’s need.
Services may include but are not limited to:
On-Demand Course Tutoring from The Write Place (subject to instructor availability)
On Demand tutoring provides in-class workshops that target the following topics: