Digital Information Fluency

Linda Peters, ESU#3

Digital Information Fluency (DIF) is the ability to find, evaluate and use digital information effectively, efficiently and ethically. In this hands-on session, tips and tricks will be shared on how you and your students can appropriately use information found on the Internet.


Digital Information Fluency (DIF) is the ability to find, evaluate and use digital information effectively, efficiently and ethically. DIF involves Internet search skills that start with understanding how digital information is different from print information, knowing how to use specialized tools for finding digital information and strengthening the dispositions needed in the digital information environment. As teachers and librarians develop these skills and teach them to students, students will become better equipped to achieve their information needs.

Accuracy
  • finding embedded evidence
  • checking evidence for accuracy
  • triangulation of data




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