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Research Ready, a Website Evaluator

Research Ready is a tool that provides a walk through of elements of critical consumption and enables you to apply these elements to a site of your choosing.

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EasyBib Website Evaluation Guide

EasyBib is a useful starting point to refer to when creating draft citations for your papers. It's a popular resource for generating citations in different formats, and while I always recommend going through citations to ensure they are properly formatted, I was impressed by the comprehensive list of suggestions in this document. I appreciate the examples and annotations. This is a useful visual presentation of some of the information presented elsewhere as written text.

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Crap Detection 101

Crap Detection 101 | Critical Consumption Scoop | Scoop.it
"Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him."



Ernest Hemingway, 1954



The answer to almost any question is available within seconds, courtesy of the invention that has altered how we discover knowledge - the search engine. Materializing answers from
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How to Determine If A Controversial Statement Is Scientifically True

How to Determine If A Controversial Statement Is Scientifically True | Critical Consumption Scoop | Scoop.it
Every day, we're confronted with claims that others present as fact. Some are easily debunked, some are clearly true, and some are particularly difficult to get to the bottom of. So how do you determine if a controversial statement is scientifically true? It can be tricky, but it's not too difficult to get to the truth.
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Learning and Misinformation Management: #etmooc, Digital Literacy, Crap Detection, and Librarians Alphabetizing Spice Racks

Learning and Misinformation Management: #etmooc, Digital Literacy, Crap Detection, and Librarians Alphabetizing Spice Racks | Critical Consumption Scoop | Scoop.it
When a friend and I first read about Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel releasing a stream of expletives and walking off of Sean Hannity’s Fox News program in November 2012, we immediately began an online ...
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Best Practices for Social Media Verification

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Curated insights on best practices for critical consumption of information from social media from different experts

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Crap Detection 101: How to Distinguish Good and Bad Information Online - O’Reilly Media

O'Reilly Media presents a full series of videos of Professor Howard Rheingold teaching about the fundamental social media literacies that he writes about in "Net Smart."

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Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask | Critical Consumption Scoop | Scoop.it
Why evaluate Web pages (many examples of good and bad pages, Checklist for evaluating, Techniques for finding out who is responsible, who owns the domain name
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How to Spot Truth in the Sea of Lies, Rumors, and Myths on the Internet

How to Spot Truth in the Sea of Lies, Rumors, and Myths on the Internet | Critical Consumption Scoop | Scoop.it
The internet is full of crap. For every piece of reputable information you'll find countless rumors, misinformation, and downright falsehoods. Separating truth from fiction is equal parts a mental battle and diligent research. Here's how to make sure you never get duped.
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How Smart People Research Using the Web

How Smart People Research Using the Web | Critical Consumption Scoop | Scoop.it
10 seconds with Google is NOT proper research. Nor is quoting wikipedia when you claim that oil spills cause cancer. True Internet research involves research techniques and a critical thinking mindset. Here is how intelligent people research online...
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