This class outline is based on the Four Moves and a Habit from Mike Caufield's Web Literacy for Student Fact Checkers. It was designed for a first year writing class for students in an interdisciplinary STEM major. For their main class assignment, they were investigating a "fact" within their chosen scientific field, and tracing it to its origin. In addition to our in-class work they were also assigned to read:
Resources in science and engineering education from Richard Felder, Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University. Topics include student handouts, learning styles, and papers.