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EdTech: Credibility and reliability of sources for teachers

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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.

Adopting
Aim

The module shows you a systematic process to identify credible and reliable sources and resources.

Objective

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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21st March 2020
Peter KIlcoyne

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14th March 2020
Matthew Gordon

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