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Educating via the internet: The challenge of identifying and curbing eLIES

Jamaludin, Zulikha (2009) Educating via the internet: The challenge of identifying and curbing eLIES. In: Seminar Antarabangsa Pendidikan ICT Bernuansa Islami, 19-20 Disember 2009, Banda Acheh, Indonesia. (Unpublished)

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It is true indeed that we can learn form the Internet. The Quran (words of Allah), hadis (words of the prophet), dictionaries, tutorials, guitar lessons, and even step-by-step on DIY are available over the Internet. Just name it, there will be sites providing information on the matter. However, how does one know whether the information provided are fact or truth or correct? This is extremely crucial if decision made based on the information provided by the internet, in turn, give a serious or fatal impact to the user. A few religious sites have been found to contain eLies. Muslims has been the target of those eLies as proven by the development of more sites for false Quran and other Islamic-related information. This paper will target at solving the problem by answering these questions: What are those eLies? How to identify them? Can we curb them? Can we come out with a strategy to beat them (in terms of methods, guidelines, tips, and best practices)? This paper defines and categorize eLies, provide eleven ways of identifying them as well as an integrated strategy, tips and method to curb eLies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Anjuran bersama Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) dan Universitas Syiah Kuala (Unsyiah)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Internet, electronic lies (eLies), misinformation, counterfeit, Islamic-related information
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Juwita Johari
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2011 00:21
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 00:21
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2632

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