EDS: Finding and evaluating information
This module looks at navigating online content to search for and find useful content. It looks at using searches, hyperlinks, menus and other navigation elements to locate required information. This will include how to retain and save useful links to content for future use or for reference. Users will need to know how to use techniques to carry out and refine searches, taking into account currency, relevance and reliability, and be aware that results are ranked by search engines.
To develop your understanding, skills and confidence to teach competencies in Finding and evaluating Information from the Using devices and handling information skills area of the National Standards for Essential Digital Skills (2019).
At the end of the module you will be able to:
- Explain the key knowledge components required to teach finding and evaluating information
- Apply the technical skills identified in the module
- Facilitate effective learning of this area of the standards at the relevant level (Entry or Level 1)
Essental Digital Skills
This module covers the EDS component - 1.2 : Finding and evaluating information
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Interesting module and useful resources. Not sure some of the questions are correct though, especially the URL one, don't think any of the answers came out as the correct answer, I would check that one.
https://www.hackcollege.com/blog/2011/11/23/infographic-get-more-out-of-google.html this link take you to https://www.educationnews.org/tag/google/
Good information and links to good information.
Good tips, especially the Boolean searches.
Information provided was new, new ways to refine searches.