Published in The Physics Teacher, Volume 45, Issue 8, November 1, 2007, pages 507-510.
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Adriana Popescu was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1119/1.2798365.
The physics curriculum at all educational levels can be enriched to include tools for strengthening students' information evaluation skills. The Report of the Joint APS-AAPT Task Force on Graduate Education in Physics calls for such training to be part of graduate programs, but training to acquire these lifetime skills can be incorporated in the curriculum even before graduate level.
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