Sarit Barzilai

I am a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Learning and Instructional Sciences in the Faculty of Education of the University of Haifa.

My primary research interests are understanding and fostering learners' digital literacy and epistemic thinking (i.e., thinking about knowledge and knowing) so that they can cope with the complexities of twenty-first century knowledge societies. I study how learners evaluate and integrate online information sources that have diverse trustworthiness and that present conflicting claims and perspectives. I also study how learners’ understandings of knowledge and knowing come into play and develop as they engage with multiple  information sources and deal with epistemic disagreements.

My current research addresses three interrelated goals:

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Department of Learning and Instructional Sciences

Faculty of Education

University of Haifa

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