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UNCG Student Learning Outcomes

Library & Information Studies (MLIS)


The UNCG Department of Library and Information Studies (LIS) connects people, libraries, and information through research, teaching, and service to enrich living and working in a global environment.

Learning Outcomes

Philosophy, Principles, and Ethics
The student assesses the philosophy, principles, and ethics of the library and information field.

Identifying, Evaluating, Conducting and Applying Current Research and Thought
The student identifies, evaluates, conducts and applies current research and thought in library and information studies and in other fields.

User Education Principles
The student applies user education, including teaching and information literacy, in the valuing and providing of library and information services.

The student designs services to meet the information needs of all users and communities.

Professional Development and Service
The student engages in professional development and service and identifies specializations and related professional organizations as relevant to individual interests.

Technology for Effective Information Services
The student applies appropriate technology for effective information services.

Advocacy, Marketing, and Communication Principles
The student applies advocacy, marketing, and communication principles for entrepreneurial leadership.

Effectively Collaboration
The student effectively collaborates for the achievement of individual, organizational, professional, and societal goals.

Access, Information Organization and Retrieval
Connect people to information and information technology, particularly to promote a just and equitable society.

Planning, Outreach, and Assessment
Assess and respond to the needs of diverse communities.

Evidence Based Practice
Analyze problems and propose solutions through the application of evidence.

Instructional Communication
Utilize insturctional strategies and communication in both formal and informal interactions to increase information competence.

Advocacy and Public Policy
Advocate for public policies, laws, organizations, and resources that promote a just information society.

Leadership, Innovation, and Management
Embrace change to lead organizational innovation

Communication and Collaboration
Communicate and collaborate with colleagues and communities.

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