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Content description VCDTDI037

Digital Technologies / Levels 7 and 8 / Data and Information
Content description
Acquire data from a range of sources and evaluate their authenticity, accuracy and timeliness
Elaborations
  1. designing a search engine query to find specific information on the web and checking its accuracy against information contained in other sources, for example entering instructions such as intitle: and inurl: prefixes to find information within a general directory, and comparing the results with information found in a wiki
  2. acquiring data from a range of sources, for example people, websites, books, mobile phones, radiofrequency identification (RFID) and data repositories such as the Australian Bureau of Statistics datasets, and compiling these data into a digital format
  3. checking authenticity of data, for example ensuring the source or author is a reliable individual or organisation
  4. using techniques to locate data that are timely, for example using a filtering function to specify the timeframe, such as years, for the required data
Code
VCDTDI037
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