Monday, 30 May 2016



The information fluency can be described as the skills one needs to not only search information but to create useful knowledge that will help solve real problems . (global digital citizen foundation ,2016)the 5As of the information fluency process are :ask, acquire, analyze, apply and assess.

1.ASK :this step involves asking important questions about what knowledge or data is being sought. in order to receive good answers , one must ask good questions .

2. ACQUIRE :this step involves accessing collecting relevant information from various appropriate resources.

3.ANALYSE: this step involves sorting through the information collected in order to authenticate , organize and arrange it all. this step also involves deciding whether or not the collected and verified.

4.APPLY: This step involves the application of the knowledge acquired .this is done once data has been collected and verified and a solution has been created.

5.ASSESS:  this step involves assessing the product and the process which can be done by discussing how the process could have been carried out more efficient.

influence process may be used to analyses this groundbreaking archeological finding

1. ask: relevant questions must be asked in order to receive relevant information . one must ask what species the fossil belongs to and how this new information could contribute to knowledge already acquired that relates to this species.

2.ACQUIRE: information is acquired by scientist's leading the expedition. this is done by studying the fossil remains in a  professional manner in order to acquire information such as how old the fossil is, whether the fossil is male or female etc.

3.ANALYSE: one must analyses the information which has been acquired in order to authenticate ,organize and arrange it all. one must decide whether this information acquired about fossil is trustworthy.
 4.APPLY :one must apply the information acquired and assess whether or not the fossil found by professor Lee Berger is in fact invaluable to the theory of evolution .

5. ASSESS: one must assess whether the process of analyzing the groundbreaking archeological findings could have been carried out more efficiently .

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