DefinitionThe ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, organize and effectively and responsibly use and share information to inform and solve problems.
Benchmark for AchievementThe graduate accesses information using relevant search strategies, selects relevant information and organizes and communicates the information in the correct and required format.
At the Program LevelThere are opportunities across the program that require students to recognise not only when information is needed, but also the types and sources of the required information. Students are called on to locate and evaluate the sources and the resources, and to present the information in a manner that addresses the challenge or question. The use of citations and references, paraphrasing, summarizing and quoting information for a range of contexts are discussed.
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