EdTech: Credibility and reliability of sources for teachers
This module looks at a systematic approach to assessing the reliability and validity of information that is likely to end up embedded in learning resources and teaching practice.
The module shows you a systematic process to identify credible and reliable sources and resources.
After completing this module, you will be able to:
- Use a systematic process for identifying reliable and credible sources and resources
- Critically evaluate the credibility and reliability of resources.
Digital Teaching Professional Framework
This module covers the EdTech component - A1 : Planning and looking for information - how can technology best support your planning?
- Formulate appropriate search strategies to identify digital resources for teaching and learning.
- Select suitable digital resources for teaching and learning, considering the specific learning context and learning objective.
- Critically evaluate the credibility and reliability of digital sources and resources.
- Consider possible restrictions to the use or re-use of digital resources (e.g. copyright, file type, technical requirements, legal provisions, accessibility).
- Assess the usefulness of digital resources in addressing the learning objective, the competence levels of the learner group as well as the teaching approach chosen.
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