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Information Literacy

Information Literacy Rubric for General Education Courses at Broward College

Information Literacy in Any Classroom

Information Literacy is one of the six competencies outlined by Broward College's General Education Task Force that establishes "a foundation of the learning outcomes in our courses".

Information literacy is a cross-curricular, interdisciplinary set of skills that can be easily woven into the fabric of all courses. Incorporating exercises into your existing course outlines can be seamless. Short activities that challenge students to evaluate sources, including Internet sources, using critical thinking skills and essential evaluation criteria:

  • Are student-centered
  • Will engage students in the learning 
  • Can be reused, recycled, replicated, and adapted to meet any needs
  • Set your expectations for student research and scholarship
  • Challenge students to think reflectively, metacognitively, and verbalize their process