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Horton Receives NFIL Commendation

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in News Archives | Comments Off

Horton Receives NFIL Commendation

Dr. F. Woody Horton Receives Certificate of Excellence from the Natl. Forum on Information Literacy An acknowledged information literacy pioneer and dedicated advocate for information literacy practice worldwide, Dr. Horton’s passion symbolizes the mission behind celebrating National Information Literacy Awareness Month every October. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On October 8th, the Board of Directors of the National Forum on Information Literacy (NFIL) enthusiastically awarded Dr. F. Woody Horton, Jr. of Washington, D.C. its...

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October, 2014 National Information Literacy Awareness Month

Posted by on Sep 26, 2014 in News Archives | Comments Off

October, 2014 National Information Literacy Awareness Month

An Editorial Commentary… October is National Information Literacy Awareness Month…so what does that exactly mean for the American public? A recent article in the New York Times highlighted the on-going challenge of mainstreaming information literacy practice within our K-16 educational pipeline. Although the term itself, information literacy, is not mentioned, their research observations clearly reflect the deep concerns often expressed by many information literacy advocates. Remember the Digital Divide…it’s alive...

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“I’m Information Literate…Are You??”

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in News Archives | Comments Off

“I’m Information Literate…Are You??”

September 30 – October 4, 2013 – The NBC  Today Show is hosting a week long series on information overload, misinformation, and deception .  The name of the series is “Fact or Fiction”…a fitting tribute to begin the October celebration of National Information Literacy Awareness Month!   Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the...

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Facebook Campaign – Information Literacy!

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in News Archives | Comments Off

Facebook Campaign – Information Literacy!

Join our Facebook Community. Also, don’t forget to join the NFIL Badge Brigade!

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Join Us at the U.S. Conference on Adult Literacy, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2013

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in News Archives | Comments Off

Join Us at the U.S. Conference on Adult Literacy, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2013

Have you made your travel plans to attend the U.S. Conference on Adult Literacy (USCAL) in our nation’s capitol on October 31-November 2, 2012? USCAL brings together adult literacy advocates and educators to share new ideas, learn from leading thinkers, and inspire one another. Perhaps that’s why so many attendees describe USCAL as the highlight of their year. This year, the closing session at USCAL will focus on new data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), to be released in early...

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