Reality Check! Evaluating Online Information 2008

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Reality Check! Evaluating Online Information has been updated to reflect changes to URLs that are cited.Reality Check! includesa PowerPoint presentation for in-class discussion an Independent Study Unit with interactive assignments an extensive Teacher’s Guide with handouts and assignment sheets In seven easy-to-use modules Reality Check! teaches students to:evaluate the accuracy of online information consider the pros and cons of the Internet for research investigate who’s behind a Web site examine bias and purpose in Web site content optimize online searches reflect on copyright and plagiarism

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Available in English : Platform(s) :
Available in French : Expiry date : Does not expire
Installation : Installed SoftwareRelease date : 2008/01/01
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All public elementary and secondary schools and school boards and educational programs operated by school boards throughout the Province of Ontario, and further includes First Nation and native schools in Ontario, operating under the Ontario educational curriculum as such curriculum may exist from time to time, publicly funded Faculties of Education and Ontario teacher training institutes. For greater certainty the term Educational Institutions does not include private schools. The presentation may be used for non-commercial, educational purposes only. The presentation may be used in the classroom, in the school lab or for home study by all educators and students within the licensed organization.
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