The Information Literacy Program at Skyline College aims to go beyond teaching students a set of discrete skills needed to find, retrieve, analyze, and use information for a particular assignment. Rather, teaching within the context of Meta Majors, the Information Literacy Program at Skyline College aims to foster in students dispositions involved in lifelong learning such as critical and reflective thinking, curiosity, initiative, dynamism, individual growth, and collaboration. Moreover, it aims to develop active, empowered, global learners who are able to navigate and participate in the complex information landscape of the 21st century.
The Skyline College Library’s Information Literacy Program strives to develop empowered, lifelong learners by fostering critical thinking, curiosity, and creativity that will enrich their academic, personal, and professional lives.
The Skyline College's Library's information literacy program is based on the Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education and the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
Information literacy includes the ability to:
The Information Literacy Rubric can be found on the ISLO Assessments website.