PLANS stands for Pedagogy, Lifelong learning, Academic Success, and the Needs of Students.. PLANS is a stipend-based faculty professional development initiative for enhancing Information Literacy skills within the College’s curriculum.
Faculty cohorts are encouraged to apply with their PLANS for Information Literacy: project proposals that emphasize Pedagogy, Lifelong learning, Academic Success, and the Needs of Students.
Teams of 2-4 faculty members are invited to submit proposals for improving Information Literacy, Media Literacy, or Digital Literacy across their shared course, department, or program.
Information Literacy encompasses a wide range of critical thinking skills, including the discovery and evaluation of information, understanding how information is produced and valued, and the ethical use of information in creating new knowledge. Concepts like Media Literacy and Digital Literacy are critical components of Information Literacy.
After completion of the program, faculty will be able to: