Finding & Evaluating Information
Learn the techniques to critically evaluate reliable information.
You probably hear the term “big data” all the time, but do you actually know what it means? In this course, you’ll learn all about data: what it is, how you interact with it online, and how to analyze it. You’ll even get practice in creating data!
Sign up here for a reminder when the self-paced course becomes available, or click the orange button to the right to join the facilitated cohort.
|What data is and how you interact with data online||Learn key skills in data literacy|
|Explore qualitative vs quantitative data, and the meaning of “big data.”||Understand how data works and how you can change some of your data settings.|
|Explore how data can be biased||Practice evaluating and creating your own data|
|From search engines to privacy concerns, learn how biases are expressed in data.||Analyze conclusions from data and make your own data set.|
We offer a collection of free, hands-on professional learning opportunities focused on Digital Media. Educators can build skills in digital storytelling, data visualization, and critical media use to support all curriculum areas. These skills allow educators to facilitate learning environments where their students can create digital content, develop their communication and technology skills, and engage in deeper learning that encourages critical thinking.