After completing this module you will be able to:
You will apply and learn about information literacy competencies while completing this learning module.
The Information Cycle
The Information Cycle, also known as the Information Timeline, is the progression of information created about a particular event or report.
When an event or something newsworthy happens, information about the event goes through a sequence of changes where it transforms into different types of information as the facts are revealed, researched and discussed.
The Information Cycle Timeline Helps To:
Things to Consider
The Information Cycle/Timeline is not linear.
Information does not always come from an event. It may come from a published research article or report that is later picked up by the news or popular media, thus becoming a popular news item or story.
In this module, you have learned how to: