The purpose of this QEP is to enhance student's critical thinking abilities through improving information literacy skills.
Critical thinking is a continuous pursuit of relevant and reliable knowledge about the world. It includes evaluating everything experienced or considered with an open mind and willingness to explore alternative perspectives. It also includes a reflective, responsible, and skillful reaction in determining what to believe or do, based upon the evaluation, as well as a person's understanding of his/her own reasoning.
Information literacy, a key component of the critical thinking process, is a set of abilities enabling individuals to recognize that information is needed and demonstrate the ability to locate, evaluate, and use appropriate information (information needed for the purpose intended) in an effective and efficient manner.
Critical thinkers at CVCC will
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