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When you select a pathway, you will see a number of activities on a particular theme. Pathways allow you to develop a deeper understanding of a topic. You can work through the activities in your chosen pathway in any order.

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Trust online

Trust online

How do you know who to trust online? Which information is accurate and reliable? Find out how you can evaluate people, networks and information you find online.

Here are the activities making up this pathway.

Activity
Deciding who to trust online (opens in a new window or tab)
People are not always what they seem to be. In this activity we look at the questions to ask of people you meet online in order to judge whether they are trustworthy.

This activity will take you: 5 minutes
Activity
Deciding what to trust online (opens in a new window or tab)
This activity will help you to know what questions to ask to judge the accuracy and reliability of information you find online.

This activity will take you: 5 minutes
Activity
Evaluation using PROMPT (opens in a new window or tab)
Introduces the PROMPT criteria which you can use to evaluate information from any source.

This activity will take you: 5 minutes
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Scams and hoaxes (opens in a new window or tab)
This activity helps you to spot some of the signs of scams and hoaxes and avoid getting taken in.

This activity will take you: 5 minutes
Activity
Using Wikipedia (opens in a new window or tab)
Many of us use Wikipedia to find out information, but how far can you trust it? This activity provides some guidelines to help you approach it with discernment.

This activity will take you: 5 minutes