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ILWG Objectives

Updated 12 September, 2007
Terms of Reference - revised May 2007:
1. Provide advice to CAUL on information literacy and related issues
2. Provide ongoing support and resources to facilitate effective assessment of information literacy knowledge and skills, and appropriate evaluation of information literacy courses and programs within university libraries
3. Seek opportunities for CAUL to promote the inclusion of information literacy and related generic attributes in teaching and learning.
4. Liaise on behalf of CAUL with other groups working in the area of information literacy.

Previous Terms of Reference:
(a) provide advice to CAUL on information literacy and related issues;
(b) assist in the development of an assessment instrument for information literacy;
(c) develop appropriate measures for evaluating information literacy programs within university libraries;
(d) seek opportunities for CAUL to promote the inclusion of information literacy and related generic attributes in teaching and learning; and
(e) liaise on behalf of CAUL with other groups working in the area of information literacy. 

See also the CAUL Strategic Plan (which includes actions re information literacy)

Meetings of the ILWG are held primarily by teleconference.
 


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