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Sources for Instructors

Additional Sources on Lateral Reading

Brodsky, Jessica E., et al. “Improving College Students’ Fact-Checking Strategies Through Lateral Reading Instruction in a General Education Civics Course.” Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, vol. 6, no. 23, 2021.

“Expand Your View With Lateral Reading.” News Literacy Project, 2 June 2020,

MLA Style Center. “Introducing Lateral Reading before Research.” MLA Style Center, 29 Dec. 2020,

Supiano, Beckie. “Students Fall for Misinformation Online. Is Teaching Them to Read Like Fact Checkers the Solution?” The Chronicle of Higher Education, 25 Apr. 2019,


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