In this unit you will learn some useful skills in terms of finding information online and then determining what information you can trust, and what information you should avoid. This is a very useful foundational unit, which you can apply across all your other subjects.
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- skepticism, judgement, free thinking, questioning, and understanding...
- Chapter 3 of Dan Gillmor's book Mediactive
- A Google A Day
- 8 strands within information literacy
- Google's feature list
- There are lots of good online tools to help check image authenticity
- Wolfram Alpha
- Google's search guide
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