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Fake News, Facts and Alternative Facts
These sessions are based on lectures offered through the UM Teach Out Series on the EdX platform. The course’s learning goals as described by the Teach-Out are to: 1. Distinguish between news and other forms of information 2. Evaluate the credibility of information and claims. 3. Identify psychological and logical fallacies that influence how we interpret information. 4. Critically examine a news story and identify how it was produced. Participants will listen to lectures from UM professors and other experts, then engage in discussion. Additional materials and class exercises will be included. This course is a repeat offering from spring 2018. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE. To register, please submit your paper registration form and separate check for $25 by Wednesday, August 29 at 12:00 p.m. to: OLLI at U of M, 2401 Plymouth Road, Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI
Event Type : Study Groups      
Category : Current Events, Law, Policy and Politics
Date(s) : 10/15/2018 - 11/05/2018
Day of Week : Monday
Time : 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Location : Turner Senior Resource Center, Campbell Room
Address : 2401 Plymouth Rd.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Instructor : Hermon Sigrid
Fee : $25.00
Event Status : COMPLETED