(E) Disinformation and society
Building Block E
Within this block students will select and summarize moments of misinformation in history and evaluate their impact on society.
- Past: students will select and summarize disinformation from the past and reflect on the social impact.
- Present: students will look at a fictional city in which they encounter disinformation everywhere. They reflect the extent to which this information influences the emotions and atmosphere of the community.
- Future: Students will create visual and textual materials to advise future students on ways to avoid, read, or do best about disinformation in the future.
- 1 hour
- The part about the past fits into history courses and the part about the present into sociology courses.
- Stickers/ post it notes
- Disinformation of the past introduction handout
- Disinformation of the Past Example
- Disinformation of the Past Archives
- Disinformation City Canvas
- Emoji Printout
- Post its
- Past: Printed or online maps, research materials, markers, colored pencils, scissors, glue
- Present: large sheets of paper (canvas), emoji stickers
- Material to set up an exhibition, such as pasteboard, wire and clothespins, thumbtacks
- Mobile phone, laptop, tablet or compute