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Information Literacy in the General Education: A New Requirement for the 21st Century

From: The Journal of General Education
Volume 51, Number 2, 2002
pp. 115-126 | 10.1353/jge.2002.0012


Within the current deliberations about the core curriculum of general education in higher education, a new concept, information literacy, is gaining attention and being added to the mix. Information literacy in the 21st century is going to be an integral part of culture and a cultural change agent. As such, information literacy stands on its own as an important core component to the general education.