Deepfake Awareness Training

Deepfake Awareness Training
Deepfake Awareness Training
Deepfake Awareness Training
Deepfake Awareness Training
Deepfake Awareness Training
Deepfake Awareness Training
Deepfake Awareness Training
Deepfake Awareness Training
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(15 MB|17 pages; 35 slides)
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Deepfakes are an emerging technology with the power to destroy the trust we place in our own eyes. This short lesson teaches students the history and science behind deepfakes while also asking them to consider, discuss, and research the future of video manipulation, its impact on our world, and how an educated citizenry should combat it.  

This interesting and frightening deep dive into the world of deepfakes is sure to engage your students. Your purchase includes:

  • A "Deepfake Awareness Training" presentation file that: introduces the topic with a humorous Internet deepfake video clip; defines and explains deepfake technology; explores the history of false images and video; links to a 10-minute news story on the dangers of the technology; and (most importantly) provides students with strategies on how to search out untrustworthy content they encounter through social media
  • A “Deepfake Awareness Training” note-taking worksheet to accompany the presentation (with answer key) - See PREVIEW
  • Directions on how to distribute the Financial Times article “Can you believe your eyes?” Accompanying these directions are response questions (with answer key) to assist students with the critical reading of the article - See PREVIEW 
  • A 7-question Socratic Seminar discussion activity to accompany the training presentation and reading assignment, with a Common Core aligned rubric (tied to standards CCRA.W.4 and CCRA.SL.1)
  • A 5-paragraph argumentative essay assignment that forms the culmination of the lesson by asking students to propose a holistic approach in how to best address deepfake technology and its impact on modern society. Included are essay assignment details, general tips for argument writing, two peer editing activities, and two Common Core-aligned rubrics (40-point short-form tied to CCRA.W.1, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.L.1, and CCRA.L.2; 90-point long-form rubric tied to CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.8, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, and CCRA.L.3) - See PREVIEW
  • The Basics of MLA Style PowerPoint presentation to assist with essay formatting teaching

TEACHER WARNING: While the included materials only touches on it tangentially, deepfakes are heavily used in the production of falsified pornographic videos, and your students independent research may encounter this sensitive topic.


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Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
Total Pages
17 pages; 35 slides
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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