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But the Internet is different. In most cases it has no such gatekeepers: anyone and everyone can appear to be an "expert." So to get the most out of the Internet, students need to learn two things: first, how to find good information online; and second, how to evaluate the information they find.
Using the template The Five Ws of Cyberspace as a guide, young people can examine the authorship, purpose, perspective and presentation of Web sites, in order to determine their credibility.
Deconstructing Web Pages provides a step-by-step application of the five Ws to an actual Web site - with some interesting results.
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And finally, Quick Tips for Authenticating Online Information offers some simple and effective strategies for assessing sites.