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Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Information has Value

Knowledge Practices/Dispositions

Students will exhibit the following attitudes and behaviors:

  • Give credit through proper attribution
  • Understand copyright, fair use, open access, and intellectual property
  • Be informed digital citizens
  • Examine their own information privilege
  • Recognize issues of access to information

Assignment/Measurement Suggestions

  • Bibliographies
  • Evaluation checklist
  • Scholarly article vs website search/report
  • Proper citations and formatting

Alignment with 2000 Standards

Standard Five: The information literate student understands many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information and accesses and uses information ethically and legally. 

Information has Value

Polk State College is committed to equal access/equal opportunity in its programs, activities, and employment. For additional information, visit polk.edu/equity.