Cecilia Titiek Murniati


Informationchallengeis one of the many challenges that students and educators in higher education institutions encounter. The proliferation of information and the access to internet have greatly influencedhigher education in numerous ways, especially those related to how students and educators access, use, and synthesizethe informationfromthe World Wide Web appropriatelyand wisely. In order to encourage critical thinking among students and educators, higher education curriculumneeds to integrateinformationseeking strategies in their course contents.In addition, higher educationinstitutions can also provide workshopsor trainings whose mainpurposes are to keep students and educators updated with current databases,train them how to synthesizearticles well, and train them how to use and cite the information they obtain appropriately.


information literacy, liberal education, higher education curriculum


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