Students will be able to:
- Recognize a scholarly source, and be able to differentiate between a peer-reviewed and a non peer-reviewed article.
- Articulate the peer-review process, and describe why it is important for scholarly research.
- Identify common clues in a research article to judge the credibility of information.
- Differentiate between a primary and secondary source in psychology.
These learning outcomes support the General Studies Information Literacy Learning Outcomes.
- Recognize and describe how new information is generated and vetted, as well as how and why it is communicated to others through different types of sources.
- Effectively find, evaluate, and use information sources.
- Judge the utility, quality, and extent of information needed in making decisions