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The need for critical thinking in evaluation of information: Criteria, principles and responsibility
Örebro University, School of Law, Psychology and Social Work.
1998 (English)Conference paper, Presentation (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The need for critical evaluation of information and the definition and history of "criticism of sources" is discussed. Eleven groups of quality criteria for information are proposed. Principles for handling the criteria are proposed. Principles of responsibility are also proposed.

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Keyword [en]
evaluation of information, criticism of sources, cognitive biases, objectivity, error, evaluation of sources, responsibility, information, objectivity, history research method, critical thinking, investigative method, child protection investigation
Keyword [sv]
källkritik, kritisk värdering av information, utredning, utredningsmetodik, tankefel, historieforskning, barnavårdsutredning, LVU, BBIC, källkritiska kriterier, källkritiskt ansvar, kritiskt tänkande, saklighet
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Psychology Social Work History Educational Sciences
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Psychology; Social Work; History; Education
URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-11962OAI: diva2:354390
The 18th International Conference on Critical Thinking, Rohnert Park, USA, August 1-4, 1998
Bedrivande av källkritik är en central metodfråga vid forskning och vid utredningsarbete på fältet. Konferenspapper,1998, 17 sidor.Available from: 2012-05-21 Created: 2010-10-01 Last updated: 2012-05-21Bibliographically approved

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