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Thursday, May 16 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Information and Society: Moving Beyond Basic Information Literacy to Responsible Digital Citizenship

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At a time when the spread of misinformation, “fake news”, propaganda, and misleading sensationalism is prevalent and more powerfully disseminated than ever, it is important that students are able to properly navigate and analyze information and its sources. Together we developed an upper-division information literacy course on information analysis and evaluation. In this session we share the course proposal process, course design, and tips on how to work collaboratively for curricular change. 

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Anne Diekema

Assistant Professor of Library Media, Southern Utah University
Anne Diekema is the Department Chair and Instruction Librarian at Southern Utah University where she teaches information literacy and studies how to best prepare students for information problem solving in school, profession, and life. Anne teams up with Mavis the Library Dog at the... Read More →
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Tammy Buehler

Resource Sharing Coordinator, Southern Utah University, Gerald R. Sherratt Library
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Maralee Carlin

Instruction Librarian, Southern Utah University, Gerald R. Sherratt Library
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Caitlin Gerrity

School Library Endorsement Program Director, Southern Utah University
Caitlin Gerrity is an Assistant Professor and Program Director for the School Library Media Endorsement Program at Southern Utah University. She teaches college-level information literacy skills and prepares teacher librarians for the State of Utah and beyond.
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Rosie Liljenquist

Scholarly Communications Librarian, Southern Utah University, Gerald R. Sherratt Library

Abby Lochtefeld

Southern Utah University, Gerald R. Sherratt Library

Thursday May 16, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am MDT
Eagle Room 200 A
  (5) Academic Librarianship, Speaker / Panel Session
  • Topic Tags Civic Engagement, Information Literacy, Instruction, Equity of Access
  • Objective 1 Session participants will examine the course proposal and design process
  • Objective 2 Session participants will analyze how to expand information literacy instruction to include widely applicable information analysis skills using real world examples
  • Objective 3 Session participants will observe how to use collaborative approaches to information literacy course renewal