Information Literacy in the Disciplines: Education

Last updated May 1 2018

The ACRL IS Information Literacy in the Disciplines Committee has gathered links and citations to information literacy standards and curricula developed by accrediting agencies, professional associations, and institutions of higher education in Education.

1. Standards and Guidelines from Accrediting Agencies and Professional Associations

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

ACRL Education and Behavioral Science Section

EBSS Instruction for Educators Committee. “Information Literacy Standards for Teacher Education. College and Research Libraries News 72, no, 7 (2011) 420-436.

2. Related Research

Adams, Nancy E., Maureen A. Gaffney, and Valerie Lynn. 2016. “The Role of Evidence-Based Practice in Collaborations Between Academic Librarians and Education Faculty.” Portal: Libraries and the Academy 16 (4): 697-720. doi:10.1353/pla.2016.0048

Asselin, Marlene, and Elizabeth Lee. 2002. “I Wish Someone Had Taught Me: Information Literacy in a Teacher Education Program.” Teacher Librarian 30 (2): 10-17.

Branch, Jennifer L. 2004. “Teaching, Learning and Information Literacy.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 22 (1): 33-46. doi:10.1300/J103v22n01_04

Brown, Susan, and Janice R. Walker. 2017. “Information Literacy Preparation of Pre-Service and Graduate Educators.” In Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration Across Disciplines edited by Barbara J. D’Angelo, Sandra Jamieson, Barry Maid and Janice R. Walker, 271-285. Fort Collins, WAC Clearinghouse.

Buff, Colleen. 2008. “Information Literacy for Teaching and Learning: A Course for Teacher Practitioners.” Education Libraries 31 (2): 12-18.

Carr, Jo Ann. 1998. “Information Literacy and Teacher Education”. ERIC Digest (ED 424231). Washington DC: ERIC Clearinghouse on Teaching and Teacher Education.

Duke, Thomas Scott. 2009. “Preparing Information Literate Teachers: A Metasynthesis.” Library & Information Science Research 31 (4): 247-256. doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2009.04.003

Earp, Vanessa J. 2008. “Information Source Preferences of Education Graduate Students.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 27 (2): 73-91. doi:10.1080/01639260802194974

Emmons, Mark, Elizabeth B. Keefe, Veronica M. Moore, Rebecca M. Sánchez, Michele M. Mals, and Teresa Y. Neely. 2009. “Teaching Information Literacy Skills to Prepare Teachers Who Can Bridge the Research-to-Practice Gap.” Reference & User Services Quarterly 49 (2): 140-50. doi:10.5860/rusq.49n2.140

Floyd, Deborah M., Gloria Colvin, and Yasar Bodur. 2008. “A Faculty–Librarian Collaboration for Developing Information Literacy Skills Among Preservice Teachers.” Teaching and Teacher Education 24 (2): 368-376. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2006.11.018

Godbay, Samantha, Susan Beth Wainscott, and Xan Goodman. 2017. Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy Threshold Concepts. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries. [Chapters 12, 16 and 24 are related to teacher education and information literacy]

Godbey, Samantha. 2018. “Testing Future Teachers: A Quantitative Exploration of Factors Impacting the Information Literacy of Teacher Education Students” College & Research Libraries, preprint.

Johnson, Corey M., and Lorena O’English. 2004. “Information Literacy in Pre-Service Teacher Education: An Annotated Bibliography.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 22 (1): 129-139. doi:10.1300/J103v22n01_09

Kovalik, Cindy, Mary Lee Jensen, Barbara Schloman, and Mary Tipton. 2010. “Information Literacy, Collaboration, and Teacher Education.” Communications in Information Literacy 4 (2): 145-69. 

Latham, Don, and Melissa Gross. 2008. “Broken Links: Undergraduates Look Back on Their Experiences with Information Literacy in K-12 Education.” School Library Media Research 11 (2).

Lee, Elizabeth A., Brenda Reed, and Corinne Laverty. 2012. “Preservice Teachers’ Knowledge of Information Literacy and Their Perceptions of the School Library Program.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 31 (1): 3-22. doi: 10.1080/01639269.2012.657513

Montelongo, Jose A., and Navjit Brar. 2008. “Information Literacy Skills for Education Students: “One-Shot” Library Sessions.” Texas Library Journal 84 (3): 96-101.

Ntuli, Esther, and Lydia Kyei-Blankson. 2016. “Improving K-12 Online Learning: Information Literacy Skills for Teacher Candidates.” International Journal of Information And Communication Technology Education 12 (3): 38-50. doi:10.4018/IJICTE.2016070104

Purcell, Sarah, and Rachel Barrell. 2014. “The Value of Collaboration: Raising Confidence and Skills in Information Literacy with First Year Initial Teacher Education Students.” Journal of Information Literacy 8 (2): 56-70. doi:10.11645/8.2.1917

Seely, Sara Robertson, Sara Winstead Fry, and Margie Ruppel. 2011. “Information Literacy Follow-Through: Enhancing Preservice Teachers’ Information Evaluation Skills Through Formative Assessment.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 30 (2): 72-84. doi:10.1080/01639269.2011.565405

Shepherd, Craig E., Tonia Dousay, Cassandra Kvenild, and Tamara Meredith. 2015.  “Fostering Technology-Rich Service-Learning Experiences Between School Librarians and Teacher Education Programs.” Knowledge Quest 44 (2): 44-52.

Smith, Jorden K. 2013. “Secondary Teachers and Information Literacy (IL): Teacher Understanding and Perceptions of IL in the Classroom.” Library & Information Science Research 35 (3): 216-222. doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2013.03.003

Warner, Dorothy Anne. 2008. “Recommended Sequence for Bibliographic and Information Literacy: Teaching Preparation.” In a Disciplinary Blueprint for the Assessment of Information Literacy, 33-50. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

Witt, Steve W., and Julia B. Dickinson. 2003. “Teaching Teachers to Teach: Collaborating With a University Education Department to Teach Skills in Information Literacy Pedagogy.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 22 (1): 75-95. doi:10.1300/J103v22n01_06