• Information Literacy Standards


    The student who is information literate will be able to:

    • access information efficiently and effectively.
    • evaluate information critically and competently.
    • use information accurately and creatively

    The student who is an independent learner will be able to:

    • pursue information related to personal  interests.
    • appreciate literature and other creative expressions of information.
    • strive for excellence in information seeking and knowledge generation. 

    The student who is socially responsible will be able to:

    • contribute positively to the learning community and to society and recognize the importance of information to a democratic society.
    • contribute positively to the learning community and to society and practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
    • contribute positively to the learning community and to society and participate effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.

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