O27A - "Fake News" and Beyond: Information Literacy in the Digital Age

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join librarian Andrew Walsh for a discussion about misinformation and the challenges of evaluating sources in the age of social media. We'll cover what's at stake when "fake news" flourishes, lessons from research on search behavior, and strategies for savvy online information consumption, both to share with students and to use in our own lives.

Short article to read: https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/11/02/why-students-cant-google-their-way-to.html

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