Title

Teaching Critical Thinking to Combat Political Spin and Sloppy Research

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

October 2008

Abstract

In an age of instant messaging, blogs, and e-mail, students encounter a bewildering array of social myths, rumors, and misinformation. This presentation will describe the nature of misinformation and discuss teaching techniques that can be used to help students critically evaluate the source, content, and value base of the information.

Journal Title

Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting

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