by claire galvin • March 24, 2017 • 6:00 a.m.
A small group of instructors gathered yesterday to discuss ways of critiquing and understanding “fake news” and less than credible news sources.
The discussion titled “Invasion of Fake News: Information Literacy in the Age of Alternative Facts and Fake News,” held by associate director of first year writing, Lisa Blansett and librarian Donovan Reinwald, catered to first year English instructors.
The event was part-workshop and part-lecture. Attendants began by viewing a video of a man in traditional Middle Eastern clothing riding a hoverboard. The man then trips, falls and bursts into flames. Blansett asked participants to assemble into groups to craft a scenario out of the video that could be true.
Preview of when and where to watch the UConn vs UCLA game along with rundowns of all of our main players' statistics.
This position will foster communication that will more easily convey the students’ interests to those who are fundamentally connected with the university’s resources and the UConn Foundation should embrace that communication.
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