Abstract

How can we encourage young researchers to exercise critical thinking about the concepts of “ authority” and “reliability” in the new information universe? As wonderful as the internet is, the democratic and heterogeneous nature of the online world has clouded the ability of today’s students to quickly and clearly determine a given resource’s trustworthiness. This academic panel talk will demonstrate a visual, interactive and scalable classroom-based method of evaluating a myriad of resources and concepts in order to provoke thought and discussion in small settings, and poll-based participation in large ones.

Disciplines

Library and Information Science

Number of Pages

16

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URL: http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/lib_fac/100