Be critical, but be flexible: Using the Framework to facilitate student learning outcome development

Andrea Falcone, Lyda McCartin


A shift in thinking in the library profession has moved us from the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education to the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. This shift from basic retrieval skills to higher-level thinking has presented challenges among instruction librarians as they try to interpret and incorporate the Framework into their programs, while ensuring student’s success in classes where basic search skills are essential.

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