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Fake Facts Flood: Keeping Up, Maintaining Perspective & Other Constructive Responses: February 17, 2017

  • 17 Feb 2017
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Online meeting info in Registration Confirmation Email [also check your Junk folder] and via email 24 hours prior to event start


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Fake Facts Flood: Keeping Up, Maintaining Perspective & Other Constructive Responses. Part 3

Ilene Frank (Multiple Sites), Librarian;
Kae Novak, Instructional Designer & Student Success Coordinator for Online Learning, Front Range Community College

TLT Group Moderators: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, Sally Gilbert

Date: 2/10/2017
1:30 - 1:45 PM ET 
 pre session.
1:40 - 1:55 PM ET Exchange Steam
1:55 - 2:00 PM ET Technology Orientation
2:00 -3:00 PM ET Main event.
3:00 - 3:30 PM ET After thoughts


On one hand we are still exploring these issues, in addition during this session we will offer at least one tangible use resource or recommendation related to:

  1. How to stay afloat and avoid the sandbars as we're swept along in the flood of information?
  2. How to identify, redirect or transform "willful ignorance" and 
  3. How some humor can provide relief and perspective but other kinds can confuse and antagonize.

Explore need, feasibility of 1-pager of advice/guidance on constructive responses to fake news etc (based partly on updating CRAP test.

You are invited to come early if you are interested in raising a topic for future, "blowing off steam" and exchanging of information.


  • How to stay afloat
  • Willful igorance
  • Humor
  • Next Steps (Series as One Step at a time) Actions, Tasks, Directions
  • Activism

Resources from Ilene Frank, Librarian

  • “Evaluating News” Annotated Resources,  
    Topics:  Verify;  Courses, Assignments;  Glossary;  Google Search;  
    Can We Trust Government Websites?  

  • “Fake News, Misleading News, Biased News”
    Includes:  Articles about fake news;  Evaluating Sources;  Assignments on Evaluating Sources;  Terms and Definitions.  Other Useful Resources

NOTE:  Login instructions for the session will be sent in the Registration Confirmation Email. Please check your Junk folder as sometimes these emails get trapped there. We will also send an additional login reminder a few hours prior to the start of the event.

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