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Stephen Downes

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I think this is a useful exercise that should be watched by educators. "We wanted to come up with a method to encourage people watching videos to do what's called 'lateral reading,' which is that you go look at other places on the web to establish whether something is credible or true, as opposed to diving deep into the thing itself," says Amy X. Zhang, one of the authors of a paper (20 page PDF) describing the project. Creating the mechanism is only the first step, though, as the authors need to consider things like bad actors and circular citation networks.

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