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IB Ethical Practice

Ethical Practice in the IB Programme

  1. Directly quoting another person’s actual words, whether oral or written;
  2. Using another person’s ideas, opinions, or theories;
  3. Paraphrasing the words, ideas, opinions, or theories of others, whether oral or written;
  4. Borrowing facts, statistics, or illustrative material; or
  5. Offering materials assembled or collected by others in the form of projects or collections without acknowledgment.

"All Generalizations are False" v.3

What, exactly, are we reading?

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All Generalizations are False v.3

 "It’s best to think of the position of a source as a weighted average position of the stories within each source."

Media Literacy - Project Look Sharp

MEDIA LITERACY INVOLVES

  • Learning how to use media wisely and effectively
  • Engaging in critical thinking when evaluating media messagers
  • Being able to evaluate the credibility of information from different sources
  • Recognizing media's influence on beliefs, attitudes, values, behavors, and the democratic process
  • Encouraging participatoy citizenship
  • Achieving greater understanding and appreciating multiple perspectives
  • Learning to produce communication and express oneself using different forms of media

Project Look Sharp, Ithaca College

Videos to Watch

Source:  "Fake News Recognizing It" by Staples Library Learning Commons, Dec. 2016, Standard YouTube License.

Ferial Haffajee, editor-at-large of The Huffington Post South Africa, explains what the South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) is currently doing about the fake news in the country.

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This LibGuide was created by Kathy Fester

Concordian International School, Bangkok and uses resources from the Tacoma Community College Fake News guide.

The content is shared under a Creative Commons Attribuition-Noncommerical license.