Evaluating Photos and Videos: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #7

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When it comes to viewing videos and photos on the Internet, seeing is not always believing. With part seven from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information series, scholars learn that even image-based evidence can be unreliable. They gain specific strategies for determining whether images are trustworthy, such as identifying the context, location, and source of an image.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have small groups discuss strategies for finding an image's origin story
  • Ask individuals to practice using reverse image searches to learn about photos they find online
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires projection and computer speakers
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Humorous, witty tone ensures students remain engaged while learning 
  • Uses specific examples and cites research to support main ideas
Cons
  • None