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A Course on News Literacy
News Literacy. Digital Resource Center. Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University. Digital Resources Center. The 14 Lessons This course pack consists of lessons that can be taught in sequence or separately and cover topics such as verification, fairness and balance, bias, etc. This material is the basis for the Coursera course (above) on news literacy.
Fake New: Curriculum. Cal State University Long Beach
Fake News: Curriculum
Curriculum about fake news, curriculum guides, presentations; instructional strategies from librarian Lesley Farmer.
Fake News in First-Year Writing - Paul Corrigan
Need to Evaluate a Source? Try a Worksheet
Quality of News Sources - You Decide!
Vanessa Otero - a patent attorney - made a chart with her views on various news sites - and you can too! She put out a blank version so you can decide. See her blog post on news quality and her chart on Twitter
A course from University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Calling Bullshit - Course Syllabus
A proposal for a course by two professors from University of Washington, Seattle meant to teach students how to recognize. bullshit. "Bullshit is language, statistical figures, data graphics, and other forms of presentation intended to persuade by impressing and overwhelming a reader or listener, with a blatant disregard for truth and logical coherence."
Check, Please! Starter Course
"In this course, we show you how to fact and source-check in five easy lessons, taking about 30 minutes apiece. The entire online curriculum is two and a half to three hours and is suitable homework for the first week of a college-level module on disinformation or online information literacy, or the first few weeks of a course if assigned with other discipline focused homework." This course has been released into the public domain.
A course from University of Michigan on fake news
Learning Tools Suggested by Richard Byrne