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Evaluating information online

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A study of students’ ability to evaluate digital texts has revealed that teenagers find it particularly difficult to determine the credibility and trustworthiness of material on the internet. There is sometimes an assumption that young people who have been brought up in digital environments are able to use online information effectively. Operating successfully in the digital environment requires the ability to evaluate the usefulness and trustworthiness of information.

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