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2.3 Locating and Using Information

Functional and critical thinking skills related to information, media, and technology.

  • 2.3.1 Locate and Evaluate Information
    • Locates, understands, and interprets written information such as manuals, reports, memos, letters, forms, graphs, charts, tables, calendars, schedules, signs, notices, applications, and directions
    • Locates information efficiently (time) and effectively (sources)
    • Evaluates information critically and competently
    • Reviews information obtained for relevance and completeness
    • Recognizes important gaps in existing information
    • Takes steps to eliminate those gaps
  • 2.3.2 Use and Manage Information
    • Uses information accurately and creatively for the issue or problem at hand
    • Manages the flow of information from a wide variety of sources
    • Organizes/reorganizes information as appropriate to get a better understanding of a problem