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Information Literacy

A research guide discussing information literacy from understanding the research process to thinking critically about information.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate their ability to think critically about information by:

  • Approaching content with self-awareness of their own biases and worldview
  • Identifying the qualities of information that affect its value, including currency, relevance, authority, point of view, bias, and use of evidence
  • Understanding the context of sources by applying knowledge about the time and culture in which they were created; the author or creator; the format, genre, and publication process
  • Recognizing how power is manifested through information to elevate and marginalize different perspectives
  • Choosing relevant information sources to support the research question

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