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Civics for Adults

Date/Time: Tue, May 9, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Civics for Adults: Misinformation & Propaganda

Misinformation & Political Propaganda. Tuesday, May 9, 7-8:30pm. Learn to distinguish truth from fiction using critical thinking strategies. The workshop uses real world examples of political ads, news headlines, logical fallacies, graphs / charts, the effect of word choice in messaging, statistical data and other types of information in a “what do you see here? / what is missing?” type of format.

Presented by Donna L. Cohen, MEd, MLIS

A teacher and librarian, Donna is now focused on presenting non-partisan workshops for adults that fill in gaps in civic and political understanding and that encourage critical evaluation of information. She is actively involved in various civic/political projects. From 1996 to 2013, Ms Cohen conducted information needs assessments, created virtual and physical libraries, provided website usability testing and evaluation, and designed website architecture, as D. L. Cohen Information Services.Misinformation & Political Propaganda