Cultural Shifts: Putting Critical Information Literacy into Practice

Hicks, Alison Cultural Shifts: Putting Critical Information Literacy into Practice. Communications in Information Literacy, 2013, vol. 7, n. 1, pp. 50-65. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

This paper uses the example of foreign languages to explore the integration of critical information literacy into the curriculum of various disciplines. By closely examining the practices and values inherent in the foreign language information environment, the paper suggests that a critical vision of information literacy provides the most appropriate approach to help meet campus goals of educating students for transcultural competence. As such, the paper provides an example of the process and role of the librarian in integrating critical information literacy into disciplinary fields and proposes that this approach could be effective in global learning initiatives.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: critical information literacy; foreign languages; spanish
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BC. Information in society.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CE. Literacy.
Depositing user: Alison Hicks
Date deposited: 10 Jun 2014 15:19
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:31
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/23177

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