Information Literacy Instruction Developing Information Literacy Skills Access and Evaluation Mahal Watkins
Information Literacy Standard 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively. Standard 2: The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently. Standard 3: The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
Standard 1 Indicators Recognize the need or information. Recognize that accurate and comprehensive information is the basis for intelligent decision-making. Formulates questions based on information needs. Identify a variety of potential sources of information. Develop and uses successful strategies for locating information.
Standard 2 Indicators Determine the accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness. Distinguish among fact, point of view, and opinion. Identify inaccurate and misleading information. Select information appropriate to the problem or question at hand.
Standard 3 Indicators Organize information for practical application. Integrate new information into one’s own knowledge. Apply information in critical thinking and problem solving. Produce and communicate information and ideas in appropriate formats.