Online Learning Update

February 28, 2020

These Students Are Learning About Fake News and How to Spot It

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:06 am

Alina Tugend, NY Times

Research has shown that an inability to judge content leads to two equally unfortunate outcomes: People believe everything that suits their preconceived notions, or they cynically disbelieve everything. Either way leads to a polarized and disengaged citizenry. Other recent research suggests that while so-called digital natives — preteens and teenagers — are technically savvy, most of them fail when it comes to assessing the veracity of news articles and images.

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