Standard Four

Standard:

The information literate student, individually or as a member of a group, uses information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.

Performance Indicators:

1. The information literate student applies new and prior information to the
planning and creation of a particular product or performance.

Outcomes Include:

  • A. Organizes the content in a manner that supports the purposes and format of the product or performance (e.g. outlines, drafts, storyboards)
  • B. Articulates knowledge and skills transferred from prior experiences to planning and creating the product or performance
  • C. Integrates the new and prior information, including quotations and paraphrasings, in a manner that supports the purposes of the product or performance
  • D. Manipulates digital text, images, and data, as needed, transferring them from their original locations and formats to a new context

2. The information literate student revises the development process for the
product or performance

Outcomes Include:

  • A. Maintains a journal or log of activities related to the information seeking, evaluating, and communicating process
  • B. Reflects on past successes, failures, and alternative strategies

3. The information literate student communicates the product or performance
effectively to others.

Outcomes Include:

  • A. Chooses a communication medium and format that best supports the purposes of the product or performance and the intended audience
  • B. Uses a range of information technology applications in creating the product or performance
  • C. Incorporates principles of design and communication
  • D. Communicates clearly and with a style that supports the purposes of the intended audience