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Evaluates Information Effectively - Outcome 4 - University of Kentucky

 

Evaluates information effectively

0
Emerging

1
Developing

2
Proficient

3 Distinguished

Evaluates Authority

Does not show evidence of investigating author qualifications, or provides inaccurate evidence.

Investigates author qualifications and describes them.

Investigates author qualifications, describes them, and articulates their relevance to the topic.

Investigates author qualifications, describes them, and articulates their relevance to the topic.

Uses specific criteria to provide a rationale for selecting the source.

Evaluates Accuracy

Does not show evidence of examining source references, or provides inaccurate evidence.

Examines source references and describes them.

Examines source references, describes them, and articulates their relevance to the topic.

Examines source references, describes them, and articulates their relevance to the topic.

Uses specific criteria to provide a rationale for selecting the source.

Evaluates Relevance

Does not identify the type of material (i.e., popular, trade or scholarly), or identifies inaccurately.

Does not describe the relevance between selected source and topic, or describes inaccurately.

Identifies the type of material (i.e., popular, trade or scholarly) and

minimally describes the relevance between selected source and topic.

Identifies the type of material (i.e., popular, trade or scholarly), identifies specific content that supports topic and articulates the relevance between selected source and topic.

Identifies the type of material (i.e., popular, trade or scholarly), identifies specific content that supports topic and articulates the relevance between selected source and topic.

Uses specific criteria to provide a rationale for selecting the source.

Evaluates Currency

Does not identify the date of source creation, or identifies an inaccurate date.

Identifies the date of source creation.

Identifies the date of source creation and articulates its relevance to the topic.

Identifies the date of source creation, articulates its relevance to the topic.

Uses specific criteria to provide a rationale for selecting the source.

Evaluates Objectivity/Bias

Does not identify indicators of objectivity or bias in the source, or identifies inaccurate indicators.

Identifies indicators of objectivity or bias in the source.

Identifies indicators of objectivity or bias in the source and articulates its relevance to the topic.

Identifies indicators of objectivity or bias in the source, articulates its relevance to the topic.

Uses specific criteria to provide a rationale for selecting the source.