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Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information

     We are surrounded by a continuous stream of information.  TV, radio, phones, magazines, books, podcasts, social media, videos, and conversations with friends and strangers supply us with more information than we could ever use.  The problem is that some of this information is reliable, and some is not.  Some is helpful, and some is not.  Some is biased, and some is biased differently, but probably still biased.  So how do we filter through all this information to find what we need to know?
     Students in this class will learn how to search for relevant information, evaluate the source of the information and the information itself for validity and bias, and then communicate the information in a variety of ways.  

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