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HON 4960 Metaliteracy & Research for Modern Scholars
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HON 4960 Metaliteracy & Research for Modern Scholars: Information Impact
Information Issues & Discussion Days
Introduction & Overview
What is Research?
Print & Digital Culture
Preservation & Permanance
Suppression/Control of Information
Research Ethics & Peer Review
Copyright/left & Open Access
Digital Divides: Information Access & Inequity
Hands On Research Days
Research Databases I
Research Databases II
Dissertations & Conferences
Citation & Author Searching
Facts & Opinion Research
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?
Of Time Magazine, 24/7 Media, and the Data Deluge: The Evolution of Information Overload Theories and Concepts
History of 'Information Overload' and Basic Concepts
In Defense of Distraction
Twitter, Adderall, lifehacking, mindful jogging, power browsing, Obama’s BlackBerry, and the benefits of overstimulation.
Being Wired Or Being Tired: 10 Ways to Cope With Information Overload
Just read the portion that begins with '10 Techniques to Manage Overload'
11 Tips for dealing with e-mail Overload
Measuring online social bubbles
A new feature in The Washington Post’s Opinion section will alert readers to opposite viewpoints (with the help of AI)
It's not Information Overload, It's Filter Failure - Clay Shirky (24 min.)
As We May Think
Essay about developing a hyperlinked system to cope with information overload. From 1945.
You're Distracted. This Professor Can Help.
Meditation and mindfulness to deal with information distraction
Trying to Disconnect? 'Just Delete'
Links to the cancel/delete/escape pages for a variety of social media and online accounts. (or try
Explores how statisticians, designers, data scientists, and others use analysis, visualization, and exploration to understand data and ourselves
Bonus / Humor
International Institute of Not Doing Much
What if? Reading Every Book ever written
What is Research?
Print & Digital Culture >>
Oct 5, 2018 9:34 AM
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