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IFLA How to Spot Fake News

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What you are going to learn in this module:

 

1. Know how to discern between real and fake information

2. Know how to effectively research and evaluate information

3. Know which sites are the best for news as well as how to fact-check information

4. Understand cues to look for and which questions to ask to determine bias in reporting

5. Make connections with technology standards and best practice

6. Transfer the learning to professional practice by ensuring your students are smart consumers and producers of information

7. Transfer the learning to professional practice by stopping the cycle or chain of fake news

You will go through each of the steps in the module. By the end of this module you will have created at least one lesson plan or activity to use with your students. Please visit the Final Assignment page first for instructions and complete the checklist as you complete all the steps in this module.  

Note: This module should take no longer than 10 hours 

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