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News literacy : the keys to combating fake news / Michelle Luhtala and Jacquelyn Whiting.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library P 96 .M4 L84 2018 30775305543739 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781440861529
  • ISBN: 1440861528
  • Physical Description: vi, 173 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO-LLC, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-165) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction to news literacy -- A brief history of disinformation -- What the research says about students' media literacy -- Echo chambers, filter bubbles, and likes, oh my! -- The stages of research : a model -- Lessons for developing information literacy -- Citations are a tool for source evaluation -- Big takeaways -- A longer unit of study -- Rubrics.
Summary, etc.:
"The focus on fake news, "alternative facts," and general media mendacity distracts us from a very real educational challenge: teaching students the skills and dispositions that make them careful and thorough researchers. This is hard work, nd there are no easy recipes to facilitate the process. However, with carefully scaffolded lessons that nurture students to become increasingly savvy inquirers, readers, and writers, librarians and content area educators can help students meet these challenges and become informed, active citizens"-- Provided by publisher.
This book explains the difficulty in nurturing students to become critical researchers and offers practical lessons that empower students to excavate information that will help them learn. This guide to teaching news literacy explores a wealth of resources and classroom-tested lessons that educators in grades 7-12 can use in their own libraries and classrooms and explains the steps of the inquiry and research process in detail.
Subject: Information literacy.
Fake news.
Mass media > Objectivity.
Electronic information resource literacy.
Internet literacy.
Press > Influence.
Media literacy > Study and teaching.

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News Literacy : The Keys to Combating Fake News
News Literacy : The Keys to Combating Fake News
by Luhtala, Michelle; Whiting, Jacquelyn
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News Literacy : The Keys to Combating Fake News


At a time when misinformation in the media is abundant, this book explains the difficulty in nurturing students to become critical researchers and offers practical lessons that empower students to excavate information that will help them learn. This guide to teaching news literacy explores a wealth of resources and classroom-tested lessons that educators in grades 7-12 can use in their own libraries and classrooms. To introduce the concept of news literacy, the authors explain the steps of the inquiry and research process in detail and examine the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) 2016 report "Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning" and related research studies. Lesson plans corresponding to each stage of the process are coordinated to relevant standards from the CCSS and ISTE and are accompanied by rubrics for providing students feedback on their progress as well as samples of student work as it evolved through the stages. Furthermore, the authors' anecdotal insights from their experiences in collaboratively implementing the lessons with colleagues are an invaluable addition for any librarian seeking to work with teachers to help students become critical researchers. Provides easily replicated and adaptable standards-based lessons Observes a classroom-tested research model applicable to grade levels 7-12 Constructs a usable framework for collaboration with colleagues Gives educators tools to advocate for the necessity of a vibrant, inquiry-based library media program

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