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Bootcamp Introduction: What is Reliable Information?

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Search Engines, Social Media & Sponsored Content... Oh My.

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Methods of Evaluating Information

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Seeing is Believing?

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Evaluating Information In Practice

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Finding & Evaluating Information with Students

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Bootcamp Close

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Review

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Source-Checking Bootcamp

Dates

10/15/2018 - 10/21/2018

Description

In this free, online, one-week bootcamp, participants will take the KQED Teach course “Finding & Evaluating Information” along with a supportive community of fellow educators, and participate in additional activities not available in the self-paced version of the course.

The bootcamp will cover:

  • Guidelines for evaluating the reliability of a resource
  • How search engine algorithms shape the information you access
  • Methods fact-checkers use to evaluate websites (and other forms of media)
  • Identifying altered images

Bootcamp participants will create a lesson plan for evaluating information that they can implement in their classroom, and will walk away with a collection of source-checking resources they can share with students. Participants will earn a certificate of course completion when they finish all components of the course.

Instructor

Jordan Stewart-Rozema

Competency

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Additional Information

About the Facilitator:

Jordan Stewart-Rozema is the Online Learning Community Manager for KQED. Previously, Jordan was an instructor and digital scholarship consultant at Emory University, where she led courses to help faculty incorporate digital media projects into their teaching. Connect with her on Twitter: @jstewartrozema.