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Tim Sullivan and Teaching Techniques

This years marks the 15th anniversary for AUC’s Center for Learning and Teaching. I attended Tim Sullivan’s keynote speech on the twenty-sixth of February. As a political science student, I am a huge fan of Tim Sullivan because he is one of the initiators of Cairo International Model United Nations. “Energizing the Unmotivated” was the…

EDX – Topic 1: Public Engagement – Reflection

In summary to all the fancy terms and intellectual writing, Dr. Bonnie’s article is basically a plea for help to escaping the structure that the worldwide web has turned into. Researching the intersections of knowledge, technology, and identity within educational programming and policy, Bonnie shares her views on the adaptation of the internet into an attention controlled paradigm. She explains … Continue reading “EDX – Topic 1: Public Engagement – Reflection”

Reflection on” Education in the Disinformation age”

Using technology and facing the fake news through different means of technology have become one of the major topics worlds are facing nowadays. The writer Kris Shaffier explained in his article how the war against disinformation has started. He talked about the impact of the false hyperinkes and the URLS that people are using in … Continue reading Reflection on” Education in the Disinformation age”

Engagement in a Time of Polarization: Topic 4- engagement across polarization.

The first thing I read was a piece by Kris Shaffer titled “Education in the Disinformation Age”. I have learned from this article the differences between primary and secondary sources and the different means of evaluating each and exploring ways to filter through the bias inherent in every source. Hyperlink is in fact the foundational … Continue reading Engagement in a Time of Polarization: Topic 4- engagement across polarization.

Reflection on” Recognition is Futile: Why Checklist Approaches To Information Literacy Fail and What To Do About It” By Mikecaulfield

At the beginning of the article the writer Mikecaulfield, said a very interesting story about Whooping Cough that he had before. When he went to the Dr, he asked him if he had any medical history and habits then if he is a smoker, and Mike said yes, I am a smoker. The the Dr … Continue reading Reflection on” Recognition is Futile: Why Checklist Approaches To Information Literacy Fail and What To Do About It” By Mikecaulfield

Reflection: Amanda Martinez

  Dr. Amanda Martinez, a communication professor-scholar at Davidson College talking about the spectrum of what is “fake news” and the digital media literacies connecting to making sense of the information ecosystem. She explains how fake news isn’t simply completely fabricated stories that are probably meant to manipulate people and capitalize on some sort of predisposed view… Continue Reading →

Reflection: Education in the (Dis)Information Age By Kris Shaffer

Kris Shaffer, an Instructional Technology Specialist at the University of Mary Washington and Contributing Editor for Hybrid Pedagogy, talks in his article, titled Education in the (Dis)Information, about the value of the hyperlink and its role as a digital form of citation in tackling fake news. He describes how hyperlinks are the essence of the World Wide… Continue Reading →

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