Vol 2 No 3 (2019): Volume 2, Issue 3, Year 2019
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Fostering Information Literacy in the Management Education at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Alina M. Zapalska
Professor, Management Department, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 31 Mohegan Avenue, New London, Connecticut CT 06320, USA
Ben Wroblewski
Instructor, Management Department, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 31 Mohegan Avenue, New London, Connecticut CT 06320,USA.
Published September 30, 2019
Keywords
  • Management Education,
  • Information Literacy,
  • Strategy,
  • Assignments,
  • Curriculum Integration
How to Cite
Zapalska, A. M., & Wroblewski, B. (2019). Fostering Information Literacy in the Management Education at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Asian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 2(3), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.34256/ajir1931

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Abstract

This paper illustrates the information literacy (IL) strategy in an undergraduate Management program at U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The paper exemplifies a sequential approach that improves students’ capabilities to evaluate and apply information in a specifically designed learning environment while generating new knowledge in undergraduate business coursework. The paper also emphasizes how IL can be developed within management coursework through a six-step process, including defining, locating, selecting, organizing, presenting, and assessing.  This specially designed framework of IL learning can be applied across all relevant courses using specially designed assignments in the Management major.

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