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About the Course

At a time when information can be instantaneously and globally communicated, the threat of consuming misleading or false information looms large. Unverified digital information can sway public beliefs about politics, health, science, and current events, and can influence how people perceive differing opinions, experiences, and cultures. Global citizens have to navigate an increasing reliance on social media for critical facts, huge amounts of “fake news” online, and the consequences of disinformation and misinformation in daily digital life. In this Teach-Out, you will learn how to navigate this digital information landscape, identify fake news, and gain critical skills in media and information literacy. In this Teach-Out, you will: Understand the history of terms and concepts like “disinformation,” “misinformation” and “fake news” Identify different types of disinformation and how it's transmitted and received Evaluate your own habits of media consumption and reactions when presented with novel information Develop strategies to combat disinformation in your own life...

Top reviews

RC

Sep 16, 2020

I found the course to be very informative and enlighten. I do believe by taking this teach-out that I am now have the tools to determine the purpose of an article (s)

GE

Sep 11, 2020

A useful practical course in information literacy.

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By Ruby C

Sep 16, 2020

I found the course to be very informative and enlighten. I do believe by taking this teach-out that I am now have the tools to determine the purpose of an article (s)

By george

Sep 11, 2020

A useful practical course in information literacy.