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Critical Thinking Tutorial: Test Your Existing Knowledge

This tutorial will empower you with valuable critical thinking skills that are essential for your university education.

Misinformation Poll

Complete the poll to determine what you already know about how misinformation is spread. Remember, making accurate and meaningful connections between your existing knowledge (what you already know) and the new knowledge (what you're about to learn) will help you think more critically about the topic.

Information presented in audio format, such as podcasts or radio shows, is reliable and trustworthy because it involves topic experts.
Agree: 0 votes (0%)
Disagree: 4 votes (100%)
Don't Know: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 4

Visual media, like images and infographics, are less likely to be manipulated or contain misleading information compared to written content.
Agree: 0 votes (0%)
Disagree: 3 votes (100%)
Don't know: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3

Print media, such as newspapers and magazines, undergo strict fact-checking processes, making them highly credible sources of information.
Agree: 0 votes (0%)
Disagree: 3 votes (100%)
Don't know: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3

Large Language Models (like ChatGPT) are incapable of generating misinformation or biased responses.
Agree: 0 votes (0%)
Disagree: 3 votes (100%)
Don't know: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3

Social media platforms are primarily responsible for spreading misinformation, while traditional media outlets are more reliable sources.
Agree: 1 votes (25%)
Disagree: 3 votes (75%)
Don't know: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 4

Bloggers and influencers have a higher tendency to spread misinformation compared to established news organizations.
Agree: 2 votes (66.67%)
Disagree: 1 votes (33.33%)
Don't know: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3

Online information creators and distributors can easily manipulate search engine results to promote their own biases and agendas.
Agree: 3 votes (100%)
Disagree: 0 votes (0%)
Don't know: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3

It is always easy to spot non-trustworthy information by looking at the source's website design and aesthetics.
Agree: 0 votes (0%)
Disagree: 3 votes (100%)
Don't know: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3

Misinformation and disinformation are the same thing. They are both shared with the deliberate intention to deceive.
Agree: 0 votes (0%)
Disagree: 3 votes (100%)
Don't know: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3