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HON 4960 Metaliteracy & Research for Modern Scholars: Information Impact

Concepts

  • What does it mean to be in an 'information society'?
  • How do you use technology and for what purposes?
  • Is more technology / more information helpful or harmful?
  • What techniques do you use to control or filter the amount of information you consume?
  • Do you have a 'filter buble'?  Is it self-created, or has it been created for you?

Required Materials

Supplementary Materials

It's not Information Overload, It's Filter Failure - Clay Shirky (24 min.)