Advocating for Credit Bearing Information Literacy Courses – ACRL/NY Discussion Group Meeting, 10/6/17

Advocating for Credit Bearing Information Literacy Courses

Joint Meeting – First Year Experience & Information Literacy Instruction Discussion Groups

Are you interested in developing credit-bearing Information Literacy courses at your college? Are you interested in creating classes specifically for First Year Students, or for specific majors? Come to our meeting on Friday October 6, 2017 and learn how to start the process of preparing your proposal for your Collegea��s Curriculum Committee. We will share examples of best practices, learning outcomes, assessments, and syllabi. We hope that you can take away some ideas and be better prepared to start the process of proposing credit-bearing Information Literacy classes.

When: Friday October 6, 2017, 9:30 am to 10:45 am
Where: Mercy College – Manhattan Campus
66 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10016
Room #723
(All attendees must bring a photo ID)

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