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Informed Media Consumption: Teaching Students to Analyze and Recognize Fact vs. Fiction

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Overview

The spread of disinformation is nothing new, but engaging websites and ubiquitous social media make it far easier to distribute and more difficult to detect. Join Susan Brooks-Young as she explores strategies that educators can use themselves and with students to effectively evaluate the truth in what they read, see, and hear. In addition to sharing some approaches and tips you and your students can use to become more skilled consumers of media, Susan will provide access to a free online resource for teachers.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 @ 4:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Digital Citizenship, Digital Media, Internet Searches
Tags: digital literacy, disinformation, evaluate media, fake news, media consumption, media literacy

Reviews (30)

 
Perfect PD for this era. Alots of resources to help students recognize facts/truth from fiction/lies.
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I learned a lot from your webinar. Thank you for sharing :)
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Great Ideas! I like the fact site for my students to check their current events.
 
Information packed! Thank you.
 
A lot of great information
 
great!
 
Great presentaion!
 
Great information; definitely a skill not only students need to develop, but adults do as well.
 
This webinar is such a vital skill to develop in students in this current society. Dovetails with helping students be aware online.
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Very informative! So many of my students have a difficult time discerning truth from fiction. Using this webinar, I now have better ways to incorporate teaching students to critically think when researching.
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