Hoax History?

Interesting use of digital media, including the weaknesses in Wikipedia, to set up hoax histories: Lying About the Past course aims to teach students method and scepticism. Jon Marcus reports It was while watching his 10-year-old son in class one day that T. Mills Kelly thought of a new way to teach history to undergraduates at George Mason University in Virginia. Asked to answer questions about the American Civil War, the children "threw themselves down…