We invite you to our final event of the No Alternative Facts Project: Tackling Online Disinformation: An Educational Approach
The virtual conference will take place on Wednesday 2nd December at 15.00 – 18.00 CET.
Main topics will be: disinformation, the need for developing critical digital literacy, quiz-based and gamified learning – we will have presentations, discussions, interactive workshops. And we will test your knowledge on fake news – you can become the player of the day!
Find our programme & the registration link here.
The training course designed in the framework of No alternative Facts project took place last week in Göttingen, Germany. On 18th of February BUPNET, as a partner, hosted the event in its premises and welcomed in total 21 participants who attended the 3-day course. The project “No alternative facts” addresses the challenge of processing information in a growing globalised world, in an adult education context, through this innovative train-the-trainer format which succeeded in: Continue reading
The project consortium has developed the training offer to enhance critical thinking and digial literacy among young adults. The programme is made up from three modules, all of which are available through and supported by the gamified platform. The modules are: Continue reading
In most competence development processes action-oriented and productive methods are most effective on developing critical thinking. In our project the learners – young adults – will be encouraged to describe their own experience with ‘Fake News’ in the internet in small videos and other multimedia formats and place it on the gamified platform. After analysing their experiences, the young people themselves develop learning quizzes to test peers about their knowledge of fake news and how they can be detected. Continue reading
In the first project months the project partners have conducted comprehensive research actitvities that have given interesting insights how young people in different European countries experience the fake news phenomenon and to what extent they apply their critical thinking skills when exposed to untrustworthy information. For that purpose, a combination of four research instruments (PESTLE analysis; best practices analysis; survey; and interviews/focus groups) were applied. All results were summarised in a European report. Continue reading