How to validate online information #CriticalThinking #DataChecking

INTRODUCTION

The overwhelming amount of information we have to deal with requires us to analyse it with particular attention and wisdom before relying on it. With the increasing use of artificial intelligence in technology, it is becoming more difficult to distinguish fact from fiction, reality from fake. However, there are some good practices you can learn and memorise. This is a set of skills, knowledge and attitudes that enable the confident and critical use of digital technologies.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

In this module, you will:

  • learn how to classify, evaluate, and give credit to information found on the web. The objective is to provide you with tips and good practices.
  • develop the ability to analyse, take action, intervene, and express yourself consciously using data or information you have found.