NewsEducation / April 2, 2014

Ivy Tech To Launch Online Literacy Program

Jessica Wray - TheStateHouseFile.com

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is rolling out a new online literacy program this summer.

Ivy Tech received a $69,634 grant in 2013 for the Information Literary Tutorial – or Ivy TILT.

The program is divided into various interactive modules, which focus on specific aspects of information literacy. The modules teach information evaluation, search techniques and online academic integrity. TILT’s mission is to support Hoosiers academically, personally and professionally.

“This tutorial will give people across the state the chance to improve their online literacy,” said Ivy Tech Community College President Thomas Snyder. “By developing this program, we will enable our students to develop skills in evaluating information that can be used to succeed inside and outside the classroom, particularly improving upon their techniques for finding future employment.”

The tutorial program is available to Ivy Tech students, faculty and high school students enrolled in dual credit classes. The program is also available in Spanish

The U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded the grant. Ivy Tech is working in collaboration with MediaFuel and Indy Translations.​