What's skill got to do with it?: Information literacy skills and self-views of ability among first-year college students

@article{Gross2012WhatsSG,
  title={What's skill got to do with it?: Information literacy skills and self-views of ability among first-year college students},
  author={Melissa R. Gross and Don L. Latham},
  journal={JASIST},
  year={2012},
  volume={63},
  pages={574-583}
}
This study replicates a previous study based on work in psychology, which demonstrates that students who score as below proficient in information literacy (IL) skills have a miscalibrated self-view of their ability. Simply stated, these students tend to believe that they have above-average IL skills, when, in fact, an objective test of their ability indicates that they are below-proficient in terms of their actual skills. This investigation was part of an Institute of Museum and Library… CONTINUE READING
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