Identifying the Information Needed
- understands the research assignment and is able to communicate it to others.
- formulates a thesis statement or research question that fits into the parameters of the research assignment.
- explores and refines a topic using appropriate library and Internet sources.
- explores general information sources (e.g., encyclopedias) to increase familiarity with the topic.
- recognizes various types and formats of information and understands their value and differences.
- Pot of Gold Module 2 Investigating
- Popular Literature vs. Scholarly Peer-Reviewed Literature:
What's the Difference? (Rutgers University)
- Project Information Literacy Research Tools
About RAILS (Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills)