Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Test #1 (9/21)

Your first test will be approximately 30 questions.

Half of the questions will be multiple choice questions about the library lingo you are responsible for knowing.

The remaining questions will be short answer and can address all material discussed prior to today. It will not include questions from 9/16's lecture and discussion.

Be sure you are familiar with:

  • The information cycle (You might find this tutorial useful)
  • The discussion questions about the "Signs of the Times" video
  • CRITIC (What does this stand for? What should you use it for?)
  • What it means to be media literature
  • The definitions of misinformation and disinformation
  • Basic principles of how search engines work
  • The term "information technology"