Dana Franks - Professional Interests

Highline College



L&IS Program

Highline College


Information Literacy


Standards and Outcomes:



  • TILT - Texas Information Literacy Tutorial - TILT is an educational Web site designed to introduce users to research sources and skills. The tutorial is organized in three modules which can be completed in any order. Each one should take about 30 minutes.
  • Information Literacy Sites - Background and ideas for program planning and development - an article by Esther Grassian and Susan E. Clark, C&RL News, February 1999 Vol. 60 No. 2.  Scroll down to the Tutorials section.

Media Literacy:

  • Directory to Media Literacy Web Sites - "... a listing of international media literacy and technology organizations. Many have web or gopher sites to which you have access using this page. Others are listed with addresses, phone, Fax, and e-mail, when available."
  • Photography: Seeing the Light - A page of photography links associated with the Visual Literacy course, above. 
  • Power Reporting - Thousands of free research tools for journalists from Columbia Journalism Review.
  • Today's Front Pages - 313 front pages from 42 newspapers worldwide.  From the Newseum in Washington, DC
  • Visual Literacy - a course offered by the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, Southern Illinois University.


  • eWAG - from Washington Assessment Group



Copyright Issues

Distance Education


Intellectual Freedom




Professional Organizations

Technology in Education

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Dana Franks, MSLS
Faculty Librarian
Highline Community College Library, Des Moines, WA
Contact me at dfranks@highline.edu

revised 09/29/11