CrashCourse Media Literacy Videos

CrashCourse Media Literacy Videos

CrashCourse Media Literacy Videos

Founded in 2006

CrashCourse videos are a YouTube channel-based series of educational videos. A set of six videos focus on media literacy topics. It has specific courses, including one on media literacy.

CrashCourse Media Literacy Videos is not affiliated with RAND. It was selected for this database because it fits our researchers' inclusion criteria.

Tool type
Fully operational
Intended users
General public
Tool focus
This tool is process-focused. It evaluates how information is produced and disseminated.
Method or technology
Online course or game
Is the tool automated?
Founding organization
Crash Course Videos
Founder/primary contact
John and Hank Green (founders of Crash Course)

How is this tool working to address disinformation?

This tool aims to fight disinformation by creating a cohort of information consumers who are better able to identify and avoid false information online.

Is there a connection with tech platforms?

None found

Who is funding the tool?

Funded by donations

Are there external evaluations?

None found

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