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Information Competence

Enrollment is Closed

About the course

In this course you will learn about online information gathering. Topics include algorithms, filter bubbles and echo chambers.

You will learn skills such as searching for, finding and evaluating information online. You will also lean strategies for dealing with fake news.

Prior knowledge requirement


Course creator

Dag Atle Lysne

Dag Atle Lysne

Dag Atle is an Associate Professor in Biology and Natural Science Didactics at NTNU, and has a dr.scient. degree in Ecology from Tromsø University. He has several years of experience from teaching elementary school and kindergarten. From 2009 to 2013 he was head of NTNU Competence in School, which organizes NTNUs activities for public continuing education for teachers. He then acted as head of Program for Teacher Education (PLU) until that institute was reorganized in 2016.

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