Check&Design. Digital Information Literacy and collaborative learning at school (2a ed.). Languages: Ita | Eng

The topic of the course is Information Literacy: the MOOC is an Open Educational Resource tailor-made to enhance students’ capacity to spot fake news, to trace back to the source of information, to understand the info spreading processes.
The course is developed within the Eramsus+ Project “Check and Design” Digital Information Literacy and collaborative learning at school 2020–1–IT02– KA201-079985.
The impact on students will be the improvement of Information and data Literacy as recommended by the “Digital Competence Framework 2.0”. The course, will also enhance the knowledge related to the following issues:
  • Media and News
  • Algorithm
  • Search
  • Copyright
  • Source
  • Online Participation.
The course modules, to sum up, will provide information and tools related to:
  • Reflecting on information and how digital change this concept;
  • Browsing, searching and filtering data, information and digital content;
  • Evaluating data, information and digital content;
  • Participating and contributing as producers in the digital environments.
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Attendance and Credentials

Attendance Certificate


Social Science

Training hours




Course Mode

Self Paced




8 weeks



Course Status

Self Pacement

Enrollments Start

Jan 22, 2023

Course Opens

Feb 20, 2023

Course Closes

Sep 10, 2024
The aim of the MOOC relays on the enhancement of teachers’ and students’ ability to spot fake news, trace back the sources of information, understand the information spreading processes and promote a responsible use of the internet. 

Throughout the course, the students enrolled will work on how: 

  • to articulate information needs
  • to search for data, information and content in digital environments
  • to access them and to navigate between them
  • to create and update personal search strategies
  • to analyse, compare and critically evaluate the credibility and reliability of sources of data, information and digital content. 

In particular, the impact on teachers foresees their improvement in: 

  • enabling learners to plan, monitor and reflect on their own learning, provide evidence of progress, share insights and come up with creative solutions
  • using digital technologies for formative and summative assessment and enhancing the diversity and suitability of assessment formats and approaches
  • generating, selecting, critically analysing and interpreting digital evidence on learner activity, performance and progress, in order to inform teaching and learning
  • using digital technologies to provide targeted and timely feedback to learners
  • adapting teaching strategies and providing targeted support, based on the evidence generated by the digital technologies used
  • enabling learners and parents to understand the evidence provided by digital technologies.

Interest and basic knowledge on Digital Literacy.
Carretero Gomez, S., Vuorikari, R. and Punie, Y., DigComp 2.1 (2017). The Digital Competence Framework for Citizens with eight proficiency levels and examples of use, EUR 28558 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg. 

McDougall, J. (2019). Fake News vs Media Studies: Travels in a False Binary. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

The MOOC will be technically assembled in order to turn it into a free available OER. Each module offers video lessons, thematic in-depth resources, e-tivities (learning proposals) to be adapted in the classroom, digital materials for further deepening each topic, a final test. Different uses of the MOOC will be allowed in schools: blended, online and self-paced instruction; Peer&Media education activities.
The 25-hour certificate will be issued after the completion of the end-of-module tests (at least 6 points out of 10) and after sending the final questionnaire. Each test allows 3 attempts.