Evaluation and Curation of Information in the Classroom
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283_FINAL_SUBMISSION.pdf

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Examines students' own processes to decide whether information from social media is trustworthy and appropriate.

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I hear. I tweet. I learn. Teaching with Social Media

I hear. I tweet. I learn. Teaching with Social Media | Evaluation and Curation of Information in the Classroom | Scoop.it
"I hear. I tweet. I learn." The words of #Manship4002 Strategic Social Media student Bianca Zaragoza (@bianca_zara on Twitter) are a perfect summary of how faculty and students can use social media to enhance learning, collaboration and outreach.This morning, I gave an interactive lecture in #Manship4002 about using social media for education. During the lecture, I asked my students to off ...
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An overview for educators, by a professional education trainer, on why/how to use social media in teaching.

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3 ways to use Wikipedia as an education tool | CILIP

3 ways to use Wikipedia as an education tool | CILIP | Evaluation and Curation of Information in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Ideas and considerations for academics for ways to get Wikipedia discussion and good use into the classroom.

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Bridging the gap between academia and Wikipedia | Jisc

Bridging the gap between academia and Wikipedia | Jisc | Evaluation and Curation of Information in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Jisc and Wikimedia UK are collaborating on a project to bring the academic world and Wikipedia closer together. This will create opportunities for researchers, educators, and the general public to contribute to the world's freely available knowledge.


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Would this make you more "okay" with students using Wikipedia in assessment?

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Evaluating Information Resources | "How-to" guides - The University of Queensland Library

Evaluating Information Resources | "How-to" guides - The University of Queensland Library | Evaluation and Curation of Information in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Good guide for students and academics on the questions to ask when evaluating an information resource

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Technology Outlook > Australian Tertiary Education 2013-2018 | The New Media Consortium

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Twelve emerging technologies are recognized across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years, as well as key trends and challenges expected to continue over the same period, giving campus leaders and practitioners a valuable guide for strategic technology planning.

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Evaluating Information Sources - YouTube

This tutorial will show you how to evaluate information you find, including information from the Internet.
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Tutorial on information evaluation from UQ Library. Helpful CRAAP (Content, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose) acronym for criteria.

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Should university students use Wikipedia? - Guardian

Should university students use Wikipedia? - Guardian | Evaluation and Curation of Information in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Most academics look down on the open source encyclopedia, but does it really hinder students' studies?

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Interesting to have a viewpoint from a student (although if they're writing for The Guardian maybe not your average student so much!)

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A Lancaster University student looks at the pros and cons of Wikipedia in the Guardian. Includes extracts from interviews with two Lancaster academics.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, May 16, 2013 2:40 AM
I don't think anyone minds students starting with Wikipedia but as with any encyclopedia it should only be your starting point. Where are your research skills if that is all you look at? Likewise it would not be good enough if you chose just one academic source, a variety is needed.
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Web Evaluation Wizard

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This interactive resource guides students through the process of evaluating a web information resource.

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Navigating the online information maze: should students trust Wikipedia?

Navigating the online information maze: should students trust Wikipedia? | Evaluation and Curation of Information in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Being literate used to be about knowing how to read. In the 21st century it also means knowing how to negotiate through the torrent of information coming at you from all directions. Information Fatigue…
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Makes a good argument that evaluation of content is more important than merely the source of the content. Discusses information curation in teaching & learning.

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