Do Faculty Know “IL”?: Information Literacy Understandings and General Education Student Learning Outcomes

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This article outlines the development of the new general education program, explains materials used for the approval process, and shares the experience the authors had applying the materials. Most importantly, this article shares what the authors learned about discipline faculty’s knowledge of information literacy, the guidance provided to them by the IL Review Panel, and the challenges and rewards of this experience. Finally, the article will discuss changes in perception, attitudes, and what the authors learned throughout this process.