You should be able to access and evaluate information for effective, efficient, and ethical use in a variety of contexts.
Rationale: Information comes from many different sources, appears in many different formats, and is used for varied purposes. It is important to be able to access information, understand factors that influence its creation and application, and use it effectively and appropriately.
You will improve your information literacy skills when your ES courses ask you to practice the following:
Access needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.
Evaluate the credibility of information and its sources.
Use information to effectively and ethically accomplish a specific purpose.