Teaching Critical Thinking to Combat Political Spin and Sloppy Research
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.
Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting
VanderWaal, Curtis and Royo, D., "Teaching Critical Thinking to Combat Political Spin and Sloppy Research" (2008). Faculty Publications. 35.