Compact Nation Podcast Season 3 Episode 2

Real News, Fake News, College: Think you can spot fake news? Hear from Mike Caulfield about his techniques for teaching students to ditch their biases and determine whether a news story is valid. Mike discusses our tendency to believe news stories that support our views and dismiss stories that are contrary to them. Learn some easy methods to reduce cognitive overload and quickly assess whether you can trust the news stories you find online. Plus, listen in for the debut of newest co-host, Marisol Morales.Listen now and weigh in online using #CompactNationPod.

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Meet the guest

Mike Caulfield
Mike Caulfield is currently the director of blended and networked learning at Washington State University Vancouver, and head of the Digital Polarization Initiative of the American Democracy Project, a multi-school pilot to change the way that online media literacy is taught. Currently rolling out at 12 U.S. universities, the project’s pilot involves over 80 course sections, 40 faculty, and thousands of students.

Your Hosts

Marisol Morales
Marisol Morales is the vice president for network leadership at Campus Compact, and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

Andrew Seligsohn
Andrew Seligsohn is the current president of Campus Compact and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

Emily J. Shields
Emily Shields is the current Iowa Campus Compact executive director, acting director of Minnesota Campus Compact, and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

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