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Students will exhibit the following attitudes and behaviors:
- Define different types of authority
- Determine credibility
- Have an open mind
- Self-awareness of biases
- Evaluation checklist
- Scholarly article vs website search/report
- Proper citations and formatting
Alignment with 2000 Standards
Standard One: The information literate student determines the nature and extend of the information needed.
Standard Three: The information literate student evaluates information and its sources critically and incorporates selected information into his or her knowledge base and value system.
Authority is Constructed and Contextual