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Faculty Information Literacy Award

Faculty Information Literacy Award (FILA): Designing Meaningful Research Assignments 

Do you wish your students would integrate better research sources, be savvy information consumers, and apply critical thinking skills as they evaluate online information?  Be one of 10 instructional faculty members who will attend two one-hour workshops and create or revise an information literacy assignment for your course. During the workshops on July 20 and July 27, 2021, from 10:00-11:00, you will apply the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education by the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) to your curriculum.

Application closed on July 9, 2021.

Eligibility: Any instructors who have research-related learning outcomes, such as writing research papers or conducting undergraduate research, and who would like to incorporate more critical thinking and information literacy in their curriculum. 

Stipend: $200 upon completion of a report reflecting on their new information literacy assignment implemented in the fall 2021 semester. Limited to 10 instructional faculty (9-month).

Time: Two 1-hour workshops and two hours preparation.