Outcome: Metaliterate Researcher

Learning Objectives

Learning outcomes:

  • Determine how a source‚Äôs purpose, document type, and delivery mode affect its value for a particular situation. (B, C)
  • Verify expertise but acknowledge that experts do exist. (A, C)
  • Examine how you feel about the information presented and how this impacts your response. (A, M)
  • Consciously seek information from a spectrum of viewpoints and sources. (B)


By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Develop and apply strategies for finding information that meets a particular need.
  • Critically evaluate information from a variety of sources.
  • Identify your own biases and develop strategies for expanding your perspective.
  • Discuss the value of incorporating a variety of perspectives and viewpoints in your research.