Finding & Evaluating Information
Learn the techniques to critically evaluate reliable information.
Why do people create hoaxes? How can deepfake videos and images look so real?
Explore the history and evolution of disinformation and propaganda, and how to detect them by analyzing media production methods. Gain insights into “deepfakes,” a new method to create faked videos.
|Learn what deepfakes are and how they are created||Understand how deepfakes fit into the larger history of hoaxes and fakes|
|Learn about how deepfakes are created and shared.||Learn about the history of deepfakes and internet hoaxes.|
|Examine production choices to better understand and evaluate media like deepfakes||Create an activity plan to help your students evaluate media|
|Deconstruct production choices as a means of better understanding and evaluating media such as deepfakes.||Help your students understand how to examine media production choices to better prepare them for the future of misinformation.|
We offer a collection of free, hands-on professional learning opportunities focused on digital media. Educators can build skills in video and audio production, data visualization and media analysis to support all curriculum areas. These skills allow educators to facilitate learning environments where their students can create digital content, develop their communication and technology skills and engage in deeper learning that encourages critical thinking.