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Facts4All MOOC: Schools Tackling Disinformation

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Facts4All MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) is the course that aims at equipping primary and secondary school teachers with the necessary knowledge to create, develop and implement effective whole-school approaches to foster critical thinking and tackle online disinformation. All of this through intergenerational cooperation and community participation.

The training is designed for instructors of all subjects in primary and secondary schools. Other educational professionals and stakeholders with an interest in this topic, such as heads of schools, school support personnel, and policymakers, are welcome to attend.

The Course is entirely self paced with an expected effort of 3 hours per week (for a total of 15 hours), starting from 12 March 2022.

 

What do you learn with this MOOC?

  • A better understanding of which concerns with disinformation are most essential in your community.
  • To recognize and comprehend online disinformation, as well as the best methods and procedures used to manufacture, spread, and amplify disinformation over the internet.
  • Recognize how disinformation, both locally and online, inevitably skews and polarizes public discussion.
  • To discover and adopt a more active use of social media technologies, especially potential for collaboration and content production on social media channels.
  • Adopt a community-based and intergenerational participatory strategy, suited to the requirements of the local school community and including stakeholders such as local policymakers.

If you want to have your say on the topic of the MOOC, join the Facebook group or share your thoughts on Twitter using the hashtag #Facts4ALL.

Training Offer Details

Target audience
Digital skills in education.
Digital technology / specialisation
Digital skill level
Basic
Intermediate
Geographic scope - Country
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Cyprus
Romania
Industry - field of education and training
Education not further defined
Teacher training without subject specialisation
Inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving education
Target language
English
Type of initiative
International initiative
Typology of training opportunties
Learning activity
e-learning coursework
Assessment type
Training duration
Organisation
Is this course free
Yes
Is the certificate / credential free
Yes
Training start date
2022
Effort
Part time light
Credential offered
Learning Entitlement
Self-paced course
Yes