Abstract: There is agreement amongst media commentators that the spread of so-called fake news poses a serious threat to democratic society, and as history educators, we have an obligation to… Read More ›
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Fake News, Conspiracy Theories and Textbooks
The article is dealing with the connection between fake news, conspiracy theories and school history textbooks. The spread of fake news and conspiracy theories in the public sphere represents a social challenge of the future. The leading medium textbook can be part of the answer to this challenge if it consistently aims to initiate critical-historical thinking.
History Educators in a New Era
This is a dangerous moment, globally, for the liberal arts, education and research, for democratic values generally, and for history and history education specifically.
Historical Consciousness, Fake News, and the Other
Seldom does a day go past since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States without reports of “alternative facts” and “fake news”. This presents both a problem and an opportunity for history educators.
Fake News, Alternative Facts, History Education
The growing prevalence of “Fake News” necessitates enhanced tools of detection and evaluation to handle it, while “Alternative Facts” place…