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Title Health Information Literacy and Competencies of Information Age Students: Results From the Interactive Online Research Readiness Self-Assessment (RRSA)
Date 2006
Material Type Journal Article
Creator/Author Ivanitskaya, Lana, School of Health Sciences
Additional Contributors O'Boyle, Irene, School of Health Sciences; Casey, Anne Marie, Central Michigan University Libraries
Publisher Journal of Medical Internet Research
Copyright Copyright 2006 by Journal of Medical Internet Research. In accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code, Copyright Law of the United States of America, this material is copyrighted, and any further reproduction or distribution is prohibited without the permission of the copyright owner.
Subject RRSA; Health information; Electronic health information; Evaluation of electronic resources; Electronics; Telecommunications; Consumer health information; Patient education; Educational status; Computer network; Information literacy -- Ability testing; Educational tests and measurements -- Computer programs; Information literacy -- Ability testing; Educational tests and measurements -- Computer programs; College students -- Rating of;
Description In an era of easy access to information, university students who will soon enter health professions need to develop their information competencies. The Research Readiness Assessment (RRSA) is based on the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, and it measures proficiency in obtaining health information, evaluating the quality of health information, and understanding plagiarism.
Source Ivanitskaya L, O'Boyle I, Casey AM. "Health Information Literacy and Competencies of Information Age Students: Results From the Interactive Online Research Readiness Self-Assessment (RRSA). In the Journal of Medical Internet Research 2006;8(2): e6. URL: http://www.jmir.org/2006/2/e6/ , doi:10.2196/jmir.8.2.e6 , PMID:16867969.
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