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    Fake news - Skills Boost
    Provider   Library Services

    Learn techniques to help you to identify fake news and discover a range of places to search for high quality, academic materials.

Duration 30 mins

Course Type Classroom

Booking Status Contact Provider

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Target Audience: Undergraduates and Taught Postgraduates.

Fake news was named as Collins Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2017 (https://www.collinsdictionary.com/woty)

This Skills Boost workshop from Information Services will help you to develop expertise in identifying materials which could fall into the fake news category. Attendees will explore methods which can be applied to analyse documents to determine their credibility, accuracy, reliability and trustworthiness. Various sources will be examined to apply these techniques during the workshop. A range of high-quality academic sources will be presented. 

Skills boost sessions are aimed at students, but staff are welcome to attend.

 

 

 



Delivered By: Library Services

Prerequisites

None.

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