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Students' approaches to the evaluation of digital information: Insights from their trust judgments

Frances Johnson, Laura Sbaffi, Jennifer Rowley
2015 British Journal of Educational Technology  
A questionnaire-based survey collected data from first and third year undergraduate students regarding the factors that influence their judgment of the trustworthiness of online health information.  ...  This study contributes to an understanding of the role of experience in the evaluation phase of the information search process.  ...  Acknowledgements The researchers are grateful for the internal research grant from the Institute of Humanities and Social Science Research, Manchester Metropolitan University that facilitated this research  ... 
doi:10.1111/bjet.12306 fatcat:qkowysxgrrfkfg62l24qp4nyrm

Authority and trust in information

Jens-Erik Mai, Don Fallis, Melanie Feinberg, Soo Young Rieh, Pnina Shachaf
2010 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
This panel will explore the notions of authority and trust from multiple perspectives and offer insights from across the broad spectrum of information science, incl. specific technologies, epistemologies  ...  This project, which is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, focuses on developing an online game to teach undergraduate students how to find, manage, and evaluate information using different  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14504701123 fatcat:l27oley36fhp3nynwofbkwbidm

Credibility Assessment of Online Information in Context

Soo Young Rieh
2014 Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The author wishes to thank the members of the Credibility 2.0 Project -Beth St. Jean, Ji-Yeon Yang, Grace YoungJoo Jeon, and Yong-Mi Kim -for research assistance.  ...  The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supported this project.  ...  select what information to use based on their judgments of information credibility.  ... 
doi:10.1633/jistap.2014.2.3.1 fatcat:chlvh7pk4bhifdrn2nxkmgpcoi

The art of the real: fact checking as information literacy instruction

Jamie M. Addy
2020 Reference Services Review  
Design/methodology/approach The paper discusses a wealth of original data centered on first year students and their information literacy abilities.  ...  Originality/value This paper provides valuable insight into pedagogical practices that center information literacy as it relates to civic engagement, digital polarization, and the decline of trust and  ...  Students were asked to rate their level in trust of the video as evidence of the benefits of coal.  ... 
doi:10.1108/rsr-09-2019-0067 fatcat:4hy6zslxzzegfltwz6us44zw3u

Information-Seeking 2.0

Laura Robinson
2012 RESET  
Informationally Disadvantaged Students 42 By contrast, informationally disadvantaged students internalize the need to "catch up" and to validate information for schoolwork with trusted opinions.  ...  However, long-term reliance on trusted opinions from educators inhibits disadvantaged students from becoming autonomous in their information-assessment. 43 Significantly, for informationally disadvantaged  ... 
doi:10.4000/reset.135 fatcat:4hf5ajnqjrcl3jjiyzbexhcvj4

Exploring information interactions in the context of Google

Frances Johnson, Jennifer Rowley, Laura Sbaffi
2015 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
The study sets out to explore the factors that influence the evaluation of information and the judgments made in the process of finding useful information in web search contexts.  ...  The findings from this study suggest how searchers might critically evaluate information, and identifies a relation between the user's involvement in the information interaction and the influences of the  ...  Acknowledgement This research was supported by a sabbatical award at the Institute of Humanities and Social Science Research, Manchester Metropolitan University.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.23443 fatcat:th2wvqkl3feeleaqg25mrlhhri

Designing information savvy societies

Andrea Forte, Nazanin Andalibi, Thomas Park, Heather Willever-Farr
2014 Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '14  
The first is a study of Wikipedians', librarians', and laypersons' information assessment practices from which we derive two important features of assessable designs: information provenance and stewardship  ...  We present a framework for synthesizing literatures called the Interdisciplinary Literacy Framework and use it to highlight gaps in our understanding of information literacy that HCI as a field is particularly  ...  We also thank members of Wikimedia Foundation and community for their feedback and assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2556288.2557072 dblp:conf/chi/ForteAPW14 fatcat:tcvpeizr5nd4fhzvd26z27k4yi

Digital libraries and practices of trust: Networked biodiversity information

Nancy A. Van House
2002 Social Epistemology  
This paper presents insights from a situational analysis of a group of people engaged in biodiversity work and in the sharing of data via a publicly accessible, web-based digital library.  ...  Not only do users have to assess the credibility of information, but providers are concerned about possible misuse of their data.  ...  Method and certainty of determination, and skill group in whihc you registered, affect how your data will be displayed in CalFlora, but all information you submit will be available to the public.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02691720210132833 fatcat:cruypzizujd4jdpbfx4bidz2ii

Information Warfare And Security

Dorothy Denning
2000 EDPACS: The EDP Audit, Control, and Security Newsletter  
The book is intended for a broad audience, from the student and layperson interested in learning more about the domain and what can be done to protect information assets, to the policy maker who wishes  ...  A fourth objective is to describe information warfare technologies and their limitations, particularly the limits of defensive technologies.  ...  Digital information from the voice encoder's output has very low redundancy.  ... 
doi:10.1201/1079/43255.27.9.20000301/30321.7 fatcat:573rymqfkjcbpozl57j77okifu

Practices of ambiguity: becoming "information literate" in two Norwegian schools

Margrethe B. Søvik
2014 Journal of Information Literacy  
The study used mixed methods in order to reveal general trends and to explore certain issues in more depth. The material consists of data from a questionnaire and interviews.  ...  Without interaction guiding the pupils, their IL practices are at the risk of becoming practices of ambiguity.  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks to Helena Francke for providing me with a copy of the questionnaire used in Sundin and  ... 
doi:10.11645/8.2.1938 fatcat:xgumvazc45h6beyjdh3vkhxcrq

Connecting Social Technologies with Information Literacy

Kara Jones
2007 Journal of Web Librarianship  
The characteristics of the information they are accessing are also changing, bringing a stronger need for sophisticated evaluation and analysis skills.  ...  Where do social technologies fit within information literacy frameworks, and where can they be used in the day to day instruction of information skills?  ...  There are judgments to be made about whether to trust these borrowed thoughts or statements and finding out who wrote them, making quality judgments and deciding upon their trustworthiness.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19322900802111429 fatcat:mijwjfqbd5h23mgugj7wavvmde

National culture and trust in online health information

Mahmood Khosrowjerdi
2019 Journal of Librarianship and Information Science  
of students and their trust judgments Kim et al., 2011; Rains & Karmikel, 2009; .  ...  Both positive and negative experiences of students towards online information were influential on their trust judgments.  ...  Method To reach the goal of this study, recent (from 2000 to 2015) models of trust in the online health domain were reviewed.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0961000619836716 fatcat:lk42uzcwfvf6znht3hmbhg6wuy

Discovering information in context

Paul Solomon
2005 Annual Review of Information Science and Technology  
The insights gained from research that explores what information means to people in the context Discovering Information in Context 231 of their lives and work may inform information discovery and assist  ...  to the task, and gain new insights related to completion of the task.  ...  Acknowledgments Many thanks to the anonymous reviewers whose comments have substantially improved this review.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aris.1440360106 fatcat:3ios75t4hfha5mdcvvgmjtgpiy

Credibility: A multidisciplinary framework

Soo Young Rieh, David R. Danielson
2007 Annual Review of Information Science and Technology  
An information seeker's environment-the Internet, television, newspapers, schools, libraries, bookstores, and social networks-abounds with information resources that need to be evaluated for both their  ...  Credibility has been examined across a number of fields ranging from communication, information science, psychology, marketing, and the management sciences to interdisciplinary efforts in human-computer  ...  Special thanks are extended to Cliff Nass, Derek Hansen, and three anonymous reviewers for their insightful suggestions on earlier versions of this chapter.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aris.2007.1440410114 fatcat:gbf5leeuxvepjidwaaxn5vvlim

Trust and Credibility in Web-Based Health Information: A Review and Agenda for Future Research

Laura Sbaffi, Jennifer Rowley
2017 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Hence, given the wide range of different sources of Web-based health information (WHI) from different organizations and individuals, it is important to understand how information seekers evaluate and select  ...  The article seeks to present a profile of the research conducted on trust and credibility in WHI seeking, to identify the factors that impact judgments of trustworthiness and credibility, and to explore  ...  ) have an impact on trust judgments of health digital information.  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.7579 pmid:28630033 pmcid:PMC5495972 fatcat:wrkc5jzk4bgdjcvjwfaxzcxpwy
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