BIT1111 KCAU001 BAC1106  INFORMATION LITERACY.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2018/2019
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/ SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT/ BUSINESS
IT/ INFO. SEC& FORENSICS/ APPLIED COMPUTING
BIT 1111/ KCAU 001/ BAC 1106/: INFORMATION LITERACY
FULL TIME/PART TIME/DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: AUGUST, 2019 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE 🙁 15 MARKS)
a) What is your understanding of the term “Citation”? (2 Marks)
b) Referencing enhances academic writing in many ways. Explain (6 Marks)
c) Susan a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Student at KCA University retrieved two
publications (a book and a journal) that she wished to use writing his assignments. Details of the two
publications are as follows:

Using 6th edition of the APA Manual for publications, prepare the reference entries for the above items.
QUESTION TWO: (10 MARKS)
a) Explain the concept of information Literacy and how it is related to life-long learning
(4 Marks)
b) Discuss the planning stage when tackling an information Task (6 Marks)
QUESTION THREE: (10 MARKS)
Giving Examples, Distinguish between Primary, Secondary and Tertiary sources of information.
QUESTION FOUR: (10 MARKS)
Define plagiarism and discuss four types of plagiarism most likely to happen among students when
undertaking academic tasks.
QUESTION FIVE: (10 MARKS)
Discuss the Purpose and use of Library OPAC. Include at least five functions you carry out when using
KCA University library OPAC

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