Course: Fundamentals of information literacy
ECTS credits: 5
Language: Croatian
Duration: 1 semester
Status: elective
Method of teaching: lectures and tutorials
Prerequisite: none
Assessment: written and oral exam

Course description:
Goal of the course is to explain theoretical background, research issues and directions as well as application of various concepts of information literacy.

Course objectives:
After taking this course students will be able to:
1. Define information literacy
2. Differentiate between the term information literacy and related modern literacies
3. Interpret correlation between information literacy and modern educational approaches
4. Explain research centres and problems in the field
5. Construct own research of information literacy
Quality check and success of the course:
Internal evaluation will be done by teachers and students at the end of semester. External evaluation will be done by fellow professors participating at the course and evaluating both course and teacher.

Reading list:
1. ACRL. Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. ALA, 2000.    http://www.ala.org/ala/acrl/acrlstandards/standards.pdf
2. Bawden, D. Information and digital literacies: a review of concepts // Journal    of documentation, (2001)57, 2, 218-59.
3. Information power : building partnership for learning / prepared by the American Association of School Librarians [and] Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Chicago ; London : American Library Association , 1998.
4. Špiranec, S. Informacijska pismenost - ključ za cjeloživotno učenje. Edupoint. III, (2003). http://www.carnet.hr/casopis/17/clanci/1
5. Špiranec, S. Banek Zorica, M. Informacijska pismenost : teorijski okvir i polazišta. Zagreb : Zavod za informacijske studije , 2008.