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Faculty: Fake News and Information Literacy: Resources for Faculty

Prepared for Brown Bag Session October 2017

Lesson Plan Ideas

CORA

Mediashift.org's Education Tools & Tips Site

Articles that present examples of how professors have involved students in new media journalism projects, including fact-checking

Calling Bull

This is a class being offered at the University of Washington. The professors have everything online, including syllabus and readings.

AllSides 

This site provides articles and an assessment of their bias, from left to right.

NPR: Five ways teachers are fighting fake news

Five in-class exercises used by real teachers for teaching about fake news

New York Times: Evaluating sources in a post-truth world

Geared for classroom use, this is a sample lesson plan on analyzing fake news

Resources

Media Literacy Now

Media Literacy Through Critical Thinking

Project Information Literacy