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Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Research as Inquiry

Knowledge Practices/Dispositions

Students will exhibit the following attitudes and behaviors:

  • Formulate research questions
  • Use various research methods
  • Synthesize ideas from multiple sources
  • View research as open-ended
  • Value persistence, adaptability, and flexibility in the research process

Assignment/Measurement Suggestions

  • Research logs

Alignment with 2000 Standards

Standard One: The information literate student determines the nature and extent of the information needed.

Standard Two: The information literate student accesses needed information effectively and efficiently.

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.

Research as Inquiry

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