Teaching Internet Research Skills
a seminar presented by Genie Tyburski

COURSE SECTIONS

Introduction

Myths & Misconceptions

Research Starting Points

Evaluative Skills

Hypothetical Research Exercises

Fact-Finding Exercises

NAVIGATION

Home

Search This Web

Site Map

SPONSORS

The Virtual Chase

Drexel University,
College of Information Science & Technology

EVALUATIVE SKILLS
Laughing Computer During this part of the course, attendees will discuss what comprises quality in information as well as in the tools used to conduct research. They also will examine techniques for teaching patrons how to assess quality in Web-based information. They will create a checklist for future use.
Acquiring Evaluative Skills

Test Your Instincts

Evaluating Quality in Information

Evaluating Web-based Finding Tools

Teaching Patrons How To Assess Quality

 

Recommended Resources:

Evaluating Web Resources
HOAXBUSTERS
I.Q. guide at The Virtual Chase
Quackwatch
Teacher Helpers: Critical Evaluation Information
Urban Legends Reference Pages

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