Information Technology Literacy

"ITL is best understood as a syncretic combination of print and computer literacies."

Recommended ITL Proficiencies for Library Interns

Sophomore Standards for Information Technology Literacy -- traditional sophomore level critical reading, writing and analytical thinking skills for print and web media

Intellectual Skills for Sophomore Print Literacy

Rigorous library reading and research methods

Strategies for linear narration and analysis

Problem / thesis statement

Body of evidence

Conclusion and persuasion

Technical Skills for Sophomore Print Literacy

Academic standards -- vetted evidence, proper citation, academic honesty

Grammar -- spelling, punctuation, syntax, usage, polish and style

 

Intellectual Skills for Sophomore Computer Literacy

Rigorous navigational logic for online reading and research

Strategies of non-linear narration and analysis

Rigorous navigational logic for writing

Captioning and the meaningful truncation of text

Visual expression of content and meaning

Technical Skills for Sophomore Computer Literacy

Academic standards -- vetted evidence, proper citation, academic honesty

Grammar -- page design and file construction, web publishing and file management, specific imaging and multi media applications, accessibility issues

 

Senior Standards for Information Technology Literacy design and analytical skills and concepts necessary for complex writing and sustained reading analysis in print and online environments.

Ontology of information

Elements of virtual community

Methods and ethics of cyber research

Semiotics of online imaging and text-based information

Thematic, authorial, aesthetic and technical criticisms

History of knowledge and evidentiary standards

Intuitive understanding of network structure

Navigational discipline and logic

Art of bricolage

 

ITL Think Piece

 

 

 

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