Helping students evaluate online resources in 4 steps

04/7/2014 | Edutopia.org

A recent survey of 770 seventh-grade students revealed more than 70% value content relevance over a website's credibility, writes Julie Coiro, associate professor of education at the University of Rhode Island. In this blog post, Coiro suggests four strategies for educators teaching students how to recognize high-quality online content -- an essential part of online research, she notes. Among these, teachers should discuss dimensions such as relevance, accuracy, perspective and reliability of the resources, she writes.

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