ILAGO requested library representation on the Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD) Development Education Work Group. Per the Nov. 8th introduction, the Dev Ed Work Group charge is to:

  • examine developmental education practices throughout Oregon and the United States
  • make recommendation on the implementation of best practices for Oregon that result in greater student success

CCWD Dev Ed Work Group Meetings Dec 2013-June 2014
CCWD Dev Ed Work Group Participants
CCWD Dev Ed Nov 8 2013 mtg agenda
introduction PPT

General resources/research for information literacy in Dev Ed
Preparing the Unprepared: Current Academic Practices in Developmental Education (Roselle, 2009) – background information on the historical relationship between libraries and IL instruction and Developmental Education.

Melding the Nitty Gritty of Critical Thinking and Information Literacy into English Developmental and Composition Classes (Mark Thompson, 2013) – shows the commonalities between information literacy instruction and Critical Thinking (Dev Ed) instruction.

Information Literacy Progression Standards: For Use in New Jersey Colleges and Universities (2009) – a brochure on information literacy progression standards from the New Jersey Library Association which provides a great model for the Developmental Education work.

Research Support Framework – a framework developed by Portland Community College librarian, Pam Kessinger. She uses the framework and existing courses at PCC to illustrate the developmental stages of information literacy and critical thinking.

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