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Define Information Need & Locate Information - Institution #9

  Performance Level
3
Performance Level
2
Performance Level
1
Performance Level
0
Defines research question/thesis Student:
 
Defines a specific research question/thesis/topic.
 
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Defines a research question/thesis/topic but scope is too broad or too narrow.
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Defines a research question/thesis/topic, but it is unclear or incomplete.
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Does not define a research question/thesis/topic.
Determines key concepts Student:
 
Identifies keywords that reflect the research question/thesis/topic and also identifies synonyms.
 
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Identifies keywords that reflect the research question/thesis/topic but does not identify synonyms.
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Identifies keywords but some of them are off topic.
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Does not identify any keywords that describe the research/question/thesis topic.
Identifies types of information sources (books, peer-reviewed articles, data, etc.) specific to the research need Student:
 
Identifies multiple information source types to search for that are relevant to their research need.
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Identifies at least one information source type to search for that is relevant to their research need. 
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Identifies information source types to search for, but none are relevant to the research need.
Student:
 
Does not identify information source types to search for.
Identifies subject-relevant information resources (databases, catalog, etc.) in which to search Student:
 
Identifies multiple information resources in which to search that are relevant to their research need.  
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Identifies at least one information resource in which to search that is relevant to their research need.  
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Identifies information resources in which to search, but none are subject-relevant.
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Does not identify information resources to search.