Saturday, August 2, 2014

Evaluating online information survey

A recent survey of 770 seventh-grade students revealed more than 70% value content relevance over a website's credibility. The researcher suggests four strategies for educators teaching students how to recognize high-quality online content: discuss dimensions such as relevance, accuracy, perspective and reliability of the resources; modeling and practice; prompting; have a healthy skepticism.
Coiro, J. (2014). Teaching adolescents to critically evaluate online information.

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