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ERIC Number: EJ605285
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-8755-2094
Criticizing Media: The Cognitive Process of Information Evaluation.
Fitzgerald, Mary Ann
Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, v25 p130-40 2000
Describes the cognitive processes used by well-educated, motivated adults as they make critical judgments about information under naturalistic and conducive conditions. Discusses theories about the nature of evaluation from critical thinking literature and from cognitive psychology; the role of evaluation among other cognitive processes; and the influence of media format. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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