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How to analyse and assess online health information - PDHPE   Tags: alcohol, drugs, health, pdhpe  

Last Updated: Dec 18, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Getting started

This guide provides information about how to assess health information on the internet. This includes information found on websites, YouTube videos, blog posts, emails, on Facebook and Twitter and other social media.  

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Relevant curriculum outcomes

This research guide addresses curriculum outcomes for the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) syllabus for Stages 4 and 5:

Stage 4

Outcome 4.8

A student describes how to assess health information, products and services.

Stage 5

Outcome 5.8

A student critically analyses health information, products and services to promote health.


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