Creating Effective Information Literacy Assignments

A well designed resource-based assignment can develop students’ research and information skills, critical thinking abilities, and subject knowledge.  Liaison librarians are available to collaborate with faculty to design assignments that promote information literacy and subject learning at the same time.

A well constructed information literacy assignment has the following elements:

Avoid:

Be sure to:

See information literacy assignments developed by JMU faculty:

2006 | 2007 | 2008

Learn more:

For more information about the information literacy program, contact:

Jenne Klotz
Director of Library Instruction
klotzjm@jmu.edu