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in·for·ma·tion

(in'fŏr-mā'shun)
Knowledge; a collection of facts or data.
[L. informo, to shape or fashion]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

information

(in″fŏr-mā′shŏn) [L. informatio, idea, conception]
1. Data that are interpreted, organized, structured, and given meaning.
2. A message from a sender to one or more receivers.
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Taking a multi-level approach to theorizing about cognitive style, we make the assumption that, just like individuals, groups develop a preference for information processing and information evaluation, and these preferences are reflected in a "group cognitive style." Over time, as the group members interact with each other and with the decision-making environment, they develop patterns of behavior in terms of how they gather and process information and how they evaluate that information in order to make a decision.
Among the skills that will help keep workers marketable in the near term are self-motivation, time management, strong oral and written communication, relationship building, salesmanship, problem solving, information evaluation, and leadership.
The Working Group's Criteria for Evaluating Internet Health Information has survived the IQ-Tool and is probably the definitive criteria set for health information evaluation. The criteria were developed as part of a white paper that provided extensive elaborations of the seven major criteria.
In my classroom, the students are exposed to different types of technology that require them to use higher-level thinking, collaboration and information evaluation. For example, if the students read a book and are asked to create a story web using Kidspiration about how the book relates to them, then they are using high-order thinking.
This bias results in nonobjective information evaluation by staff-level accountants.
When the security information evaluation is completed, the trainer should design two training programs: one for line employees, and the other for company executives.

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