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Misinformation, Disinformation, Fake News, and Algorithms: Finding Out What’s What

Educational Resources, Games, and Online Texts

Educational Resources

Civic Online Reasoning: https://cor.stanford.edu/

Provides free lessons and assessments that help you teach students to evaluate online information that affects them, their communities, and the world.


Instructional Games
from University of Cambridge’s Social Decision Making Lab:

Bad News: https://www.getbadnews.com/#intro

Go Viral: https://www.goviralgame.com/en


Free Online Textbooks

Mike Caulfield, Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers, https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/454

Barbara Fister and Rachel Flynn, Clickbait, Bias, and Propaganda in Information Networks, https://mlpp.pressbooks.pub/informationnetworks/