Misinformation is an old problem, but technology has manifested that problem in new ways. In response to recent events over the last year, the MiraCosta College Library, in collaboration with faculty across many disciplines, is hosting a series of misinformation forums to discuss these issues and help promote information literacy. Students, Staff, Faculty, and Administration alike are welcome to join the discussion.
The first forum took place during FLEX week and highlighted information interventions to use in the classroom. Watch the recording.
We all know that conspiracy theories exist. The question is why? In this forum, we discussed:
Health and science misinformation is dangerous, and the repercussions have become life-threatening.
Misinformation is problematic today, but what about in the future? Join the conversation on the future role of technology in perpetuating misinformation and get practical tips about what you can do right now to be a responsible digital citizen.