Information Literacy aligns to the Critical Thinking Student Learning Outcome of the MCC's 4Cs.
Critical Thinking is defined as follows: the mental process of effectively identifying, determining, gathering, evaluating, and utilizing resources to innovate and/or to accomplish a specific task.
1. IDENTIFY ISSUE: Identify and interpret a problem or issue.
2. DETERMINE NEEDS: Determine the resources needed.
3. GATHER RESOURCES: Gather resources effectively and efficiently.
4. EVALUATE RESOURCES: Evaluate resources critically.
5. UTILIZE RESOURCES: Utilize resources effectively and creatively to innovate and/or to accomplish a specific task.
The MCC Libraries uphold to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education which includes the following concepts:
MCC Librarians refer to the above concepts from the ACRL Framework when planning lessons and activities for library instruction. If you are interested in discussing or learning more about the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, please contact Marjorie Leta.