Information Literacy is a set of skills that allow individuals to recognize the need for information, and then locate, evaluate, and use the information effectively. It is an intellectual framework for understanding, finding, evaluating, and using information. Information Literacy initiates, sustains, and extends lifelong learning.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Information Literacy requirement, students will
1. determine the nature and extent of information needed;
2. access needed information effectively and efficiently;
3. evaluate information and its sources critically and incorporate selected information into his or her knowledge base and value system;
4. use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose;
5. understand many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information;
6. use information ethically and legally.
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