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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.


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.

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Deciding what to trust online

Activity

This activity will help you to develop some criteria for judging the accuracy and reliability of information you find online.

This activity will take you: 5 minutes

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Deciding what to trust online (pdf)
Deciding what to trust online (word)

Evaluation using PROMPT

Activity

Introduces the framework PROMPT, a set of criteria which can be used to evaluate information found online.

This activity will take you: 5 minutes

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Evaluation using PROMPT (pdf)
Evaluation using PROMPT (word)

Scams and hoaxes

Activity

Learn how to spot some of the signs of email scams.

This activity will take you: 10 minutes

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Scams and hoaxes (pdf)
Scams and hoaxes (word)

Using Wikipedia

Activity

Some guidelines for judging the trustworthiness of information you find in Wikipedia.

This activity will take you: 5 minutes

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Using Wikipedia (pdf)
Using Wikipedia (word)