Information Competency

Fall
1996
Resolution Number
16.02
 
Contact
Dan Crump
Assigned to
Transfer, Articulation, and Student Services Committee
Category
Library and Learning Resources
Status
Completed
Summary
Urge the Chancellor's Office and the Board of Governors to acknowledge that any development of information competency components and/or programs be the primary responsibility of the Academic Senate.
Status Report

The President and other representatives continue to inform others that information competency is an academic and professional matter.

Whereas information competency is the ability to: a) recognize the need for information, b) acquire and evaluate information, c) organize and maintain information, and d) interpret and communicate information, and

Whereas information literacy is a curricular development responsibility of library faculty, and

Whereas library faculty see information competency as an important component of learning, and

Whereas a Board of Governor's member plans to propose at the November 1996 Board of Governors meeting that the 10% Fund For Instructional Improvement set aside be used for the development of information competency component;

Resolved that the Academic Senate urge the Chancellor's Office and the Board of Governors to acknowledge that any development of information competency components and/or programs be the primary responsibility of the Academic Senate.