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Library Instruction: Goals & Objectives

The mission of Southwest Baptist University Libraries' instruction is to value the opportunity to partner with departmental faculty in providing information literacy across the curriculum, equipping students to become critical thinkers in the pursuit of lifelong learning by accessing, evaluating, and considering the ethical ramifications of utilizing information in the 21st century.

Goals & Objectives

Image of a teacher talking to students in front of a chalkboard Partner with departmental faculty in strategically identifying general and subject-specific courses in which information competencies are introduced, reinforced, and mastered by decreasing the omission and overlap of competencies taught.

• Collaborate with departmental faculty to create research assignments that measure students’ mastery of information competencies.

• Improve student learning by allowing assessment to inform modifications to information competency instruction.

• Provide students with feedback to help them grow in their pursuit of successful lifelong learning.

• Promote active learning opportunities for students, while embracing unique learning style needs.

• Increase collection holdings to better support students' research needs.