Digital literacy: Teaching students to fact-check

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Digital literacy: Teaching students to fact-check

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Free online professional learning for school library staff based on research into the use of Wikipedia for lateral reading.
Keywords: 1Lib1Ref · Education
Wikimedia Australia and Wikimedia Aotearoa New Zealand are joining forces with the University of Canberra to offer free online professional learning to school library staff across our region.


Mathieu O'Neil, Associate Professor of Communication, News and Media Research Centre, University of Canberra Rachel Cunneen, Senior Lecturer - Teacher Education, University of Canberra Outcomes

Develop your knowledge of Wikipedia as a resource for fact checking and media literacy Work on practical activities and resources you can use with students Rationale

Wikipedia is one of the first stops for students. It’s an especially important resource when people are increasingly looking for trustworthy, unbiased, and up-to-date information.

This event for school library staff is part of #1Lib1Ref.

1Lib1Ref2022 Drop-in Session 1, 16 May 2022
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