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Information Literacy – Core: Evaluating Information

Evaluating Information

Evaluating Information

Introduction

Nowadays, you've probably heard about "fake news" and "misinformation," but what exactly does it all mean? Use this tutorial to explore these timely yet historical concepts and identify best strategies for how to evaluate all sorts of information. Additionally, this tutorial explains the importance of assessing information with a skeptical stance and self-awareness of your own worldview and biases. Learn how to avoid, recognize, and refute inaccurate or false information; these are important skills that you'll use for the rest of your life.