See Below for dates, times, locations, and descriptions:
Keepin' It Real: Tips and Strategies for Evaluating Fake News
This will delve into the world of fake news and other misinformation on the web. Students will reflect on their news consumption (and sharing) habits and their own biases and filter bubbles. The goal is for students to feel more confident in their ability to think critically and judge the reliability of the news they consume.
Date/Time: Monday, March 27, 2017 @ 10am
Location: Massey Computer Lab 305
"Extra Extra!" Get your free digital New York Times Subscription through the library!
A representative from the NYT will demonstrate the variety of ways Belmont students can access this newspaper, including the full NYT website and mobile app. Join in to learn about this valuable real news resource.
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 10am
Location: Inman Health Science Building 110
Fix a Fact: Introduction to Wikipedia Writing and Editing
Learn about how Wikipedia works and become a Wikipedian by editing an entry! We will discuss how Wikipedia got started, how it evolved, and the value of this free online encyclopedia. During this workshop, we will identify Wikipedia entries that have sourcing or citation issues and fix facts together after creating Wikipedia accounts.
Date/Time: Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 10am
Location Massey Computer Lab 305