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Information Literacy Program at Decker Library

A toolkit for MICA's Information Literacy Program


This course can be taught either synchronously or asynchronously.

The librarians can use the chat function for multi-modal learning.

Optional: The librarians can use breakout rooms for individual help/instruction.

Reusable Content Associated with this Course

Here is a link to the Canvas Module that is licensed under a Creative Commons ShareAlike license on Canvas Commons and can be imported directly into the faculty member's Drawing: Tradition and Innovation course.

There is also a LibGuide associated with this course that students can be directed to for more detailed information. 

Lesson Plan

1. Have the faculty member assign students to read the Pre-Work and watch the video on the Canvas Module.

2. Go through the slide-deck lesson plan under the "Assignment" section on the Canvas Module.

  • These slides will walk students through: Artsy, Google Arts and Culture, Wikipedia, Grove Art Online and our Library Catalog.

3. Have students make a copy of the worksheet and hand it in via Canvas.

This lesson should take about 1 hour to complete and can be followed up with additional instruction.

Library staff are currently working remotely due to COVID-19. Take a look at our Current Operations page to learn more.

Decker Library at the Maryland Institute College of Art | Location: 1401 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217 | Mailing: 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217

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