One student/one question
Open your “one student/one question” Google Doc and write down one thing that is lingering from the Daily podcast you listened to for today. Again, this can be a striking detail, question, a response, an objection, a passionate agreement, anything that is sticking with you after the reading. Once you are finished paste it into this document.
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Take this recent fake news quiz at Buzzfeed
- How did you do?
- What information did you have to consider as you decided if a news item was true or not? Where did this knowledge come from? Did you click any of the links after the answers?
- What implicit argument does this quiz make for how readers can identify fake news?
Welcome to Sections 1 and 2 of Writing, Research, & Technology (WRT for short)! I’m Jason and I’m looking forward to working together this semester. Today we are getting to know each other, reviewing the syllabus, getting acquainted with one of the spaces we will be using this semester (and which some of you are already familiar), and preparing for our work for next class.
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