Teaching Critical Thinking for the Internet
Information Literacy for Teachers and Learners in Adult Education
workshop by OTAN , handout
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Workshop Description
If it is on the Internet, it must be true! Not! How do you know if a Web site is accurate? How do you help your learners think critically about online information? How do you keep your learners safe online? Information literacy is
defined as the ability to find, evaluate and use information. This workshop will give you

the tools to locate,organize and evaluate online information, and provide the tools for teaching your students to think critically about the information they find online. Participants will identify and practice appropriate and copyright-safe ways to access, use, and present information from online resources.

Workshop Goals

Participants will be able to:
  • define information literacy
  • use effective search strategies on the Internet
  • use appropriate strategies to determine the validity of a Web site
  • offer tools to teach students to think critically about online information
  • develop a personal strategy for organizing online information

Workshop Content:

Locate

Evaluate

Website validation strategies by Alan November





Organize


Tools for your students

Appendices:

Activities

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