Title

From Both Sides, Now: Librarians team up with computer scientist to deliver virtual Computer-Information Literacy instruction

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2011

Abstract

Two members of the library faculty at Seton Hall University teamed up with a respected full professor of mathematics and computer science, in order to create an online course that introduces information literacy both from the perspectives of the computer scientist and from the instruction librarian. This collaboration is unique in that it addresses the issues of information literacy both from the internal and external design and workings of computer processes; how logic is programmed into the computer and how information is retrieved. Students ultimately become both designers and users—the quintessential computer literate life-long learner.