Saturday, July 4

Tag: information fatigue

Evaluating Digital Sources During an Epidemic
digital literacy

Evaluating Digital Sources During an Epidemic

Evaluating digital sources is an important component of being digitally literate. During an epidemic, this skill can literally mean life or death. But how do you sift through sources to evaluate them when you are fatigued and stressed out from the information itself? NSE: Never Stop Evaluating Digital Sources You must look at the source of the information that you consume. Can you trust everything that the nightly news reports? Can you trust things your friends post on social media? This exercise is great to template for evaluating digital sources: Who wrote the article/post? Just because they have a title such as doctor, are they really a doctor? Use Google to find out!Who do they quote? Sometimes articles will have great quotes from credible people, but they don't link...