ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force has released the second part of their initial draft of the association’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.
The second part of the initial draft of the new Framework includes two additional threshold concepts. In response to some of the feedback the Task Force has received on the first part of the initial draft, released February 20, they have tried something new with one threshold concept. In the section on Possible Assignments/Assessments, you will find indicators of level and type of instruction, and connections with other threshold concepts or topics of instruction. The task force encourages your feedback on this trial as it will help them with the revised draft, expected in early June.
We encourage you to provide feedback on both parts of the initial draft by 5pm Central on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, via an online form. Additionally, you can share your perspective on the initial draft during one of these upcoming online open forums:
- Friday, April 4, 2014, 11am Pacific/12pm Mountain/1pm Central/2pm Eastern
- Thursday, April 17, 2014, 8am Pacific/9am Mountain/10am Central/11am Eastern
Draft Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
Direct to Part II of Draft (8 pages; PDF)
Direct to Part I of Draft (21 pages; PDF)