Credit where credit’s due for information literacy

1 10 2008

I think it would be a great thing if course credits were awarded to students for completing information literacy or anti-plagiarism courses. Credits could be the big fat juicy carrot to get people interested in info lit programmes and would also give it status as an academic discipline in its own right. William Badke’s article in the Journal of Information Literacy sets out the context and rationale for running accredited academic courses in info lit; the more people that are thinking along these lines the better!

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