Day: March 25, 2018

The Science People See on Social Media by Pew Research Center

  Paul Hitlin and Kenneth Olmstead of the Pew Research Center studied the type of information that the 30 largest science-based Facebook pages posted, and found that people are far more likely to see practical tips and promotions than “new developments in the science, engineering and technology world.” Pat PobletePat Poblete is a graduate student […]

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Social Media, Political Polarization, and Political Disinformation: A Review of the Scientific Literature by Hewlett Foundation

In this review of scientific literature, the Hewlett Foundation offers an overview of what is known about the relationship between social media, political polarization and political disinformation, and addresses opportunities to close gaps in the research. The report is a useful tool for researchers, educators and journalism practitioners interested in the intersection of social media, […]

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Best Practice: Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media’s Digital Citizenship Curriculum features detailed unit descriptions, games and interactives, learning assessments, companion videos, and other teaching materials — all free to access and use.

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