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Communicating Trustworthy Information in the Digital World (Coursera)

This course consists of seven modules focused on how to more effectively communicate trustworthy information in the digital world. After a short introduction video, starting in module 1 you will be exploring the effects of the digital ecosystem on science communication and the implications on social trust. We will [...]

How Technology is Shaping Democracy and the 2020 Election (Coursera)

Democracy can only thrive with the participation of well-informed citizens. The 2020 U.S. presidential election will be historic for many reasons and all parties are leveraging the power of technology to both influence and mobilize voters. More than ever, digital tools and platforms are shaping the opinions and behaviors [...]

Sorting Truth From Fiction: Civic Online Reasoning (edX)

Learn teaching practices that help students become savvy consumers of digital information. Fake news and misinformation pose an urgent challenge to citizens across the globe. Multiple studies have shined a light on people’s difficulty in distinguishing truth from fiction, reliable information from [...]

Mediactive: How to Participate in our Digital World (ASU)

The ASU News Co/Lab advances media literacy with three key stakeholders: education, journalism and technology. The course instructors are media literacy experts who teach related courses at Arizona State University.