Coronavirus puts information literacy in curriculum spotlight

Coronavirus puts information literacy in curriculum spotlight

Dive Brief: Information literacy has become increasingly difficult to teach in the coronavirus era, as the plethora of online platforms can make it difficult to sort fact from fiction, according to an EdSurge podcast. The pandemic has shown misinformation can have serious health consequences, such as when unproven coronavirus cures and preventions are touted. Peter […]
News literacy critical as students face national ‘infodemic’

News literacy critical as students face national ‘infodemic’

When Michelle Chikaonda decided to volunteer at a meal distribution site in West Philadelphia, she didn’t know she’d soon be helping teens sort through the vast mounds of information in the media about the coronavirus. Michelle Chikaonda Michelle Chikaonda   But she...