Teaching MLK, information about information, historic images, IT in higher ed, copyright restrictions in Europe: Required Readings, 01.18.16
I’m a day late with this one: Teaching MLK’s Life
The past week saw a variety of stories relevant to anyone interested in learning, critical thinking, scientific literacy, and information:
- A resource for instructors in need of ideas for research assignments: Project CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments)
- A look at how bad information proliferates on the Internet: How Scientific Misinformation Spreads on Social Media
- Important knowledge for all: Six Easy Ways to Tell If a Viral Story Is a Hoax
- The latest findings from Project Information Literacy: How Today’s Graduates Continue to Learn Once They Complete College
A great new resource for teachers, parents, and students of all ages (and the source of today’s featured image): New York Public Library has released more than 180K historic images into the public domain.
From Educause: the Top 10 IT issues in higher ed for 2016: divest, reinvest, and differentiate
In a view from Europe: 5 things educators cannot do because of copyright law (education exemptions vary by EU member nation)
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