Information and Digital Literacies Student Learning Outcomes

A student who graduates from CSB/SJU will be able to...

  1.  Conscious Consumption
    Demonstrate practical skills for navigating and participating in the modern information landscape.

  2.  Search Strategies
    Develop effective search strategies to find resources that meet their information need or assignment parameters.

  3.  Critical Evaluation and Selection
    Evaluate and select resources using appropriate criteria.

  4.  Technology Skill Set
    Develop the technical skills needed to communicate in a variety of formats.

  5.  Attribution Ethics
    Demonstrate the ability to make reasoned ethical and legal choices when using others' work and provide attribution according to best practices within a given discipline, medium, or distribution channel.

  6.  Information Ethics
    Demonstrate an understanding of their rights as information creators.

Connections to Other Learning Goals

Our student learning outcomes correspond to the following learning goals at CSB/SJU:

Institutional Learning Goals

  • Think Deeply: Think critically, creatively, and with complexity when addressing significant questions.
  • Embrace Difference: Observe life from multiple perspectives.
  • Engage Globally: Embark on a journey of discovery and take part in the world.

Integrations Curriculum Learning Goals

  • Analyzing Texts: Elicit and construct meanings from texts.
  • Information Literacy: Identify, evaluate, and responsibly use information.
  • Metacognition: Optimize one’s own thinking and learning process.
  • Quantitative Reasoning: Solve quantitative problems and develop and communicate arguments supported by quantitative evidence.
  • Speak: Construct ideas, opinions and information in appropriate oral forms.
  • Write: Construct ideas, opinions and information in appropriate written forms.