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  1. Jun 2018
  2. Feb 2018
    1. As proof of concept, both the teams manipulated broadcast video to make world leaders appear to say things they never actually said.

      This would be good to use in the 'How do we know anything is true?' lesson.

  3. May 2017
  4. Apr 2017
    1. ‘truth’ is something generally believed by people in a position to know, that are likely to tell the truth

      I need to think about how this relates to the long-running discussion of truth and the Framework

    2. The idea that you’ll get to truth by, for instance, just reading Breitbart and then Truthout, and somehow will come to truth, is kind of a bizarre idea

      The truth that one comes to through this process is not the veracity of things being discussed, but rather an understanding of how different sides discuss things, their perceptions and priorities.

    1. Participating includes: creating, using, adapting and improving open educational resources; embracing educational practices built around collaboration, discovery and the creation of knowledge; and inviting peers and colleagues to get involved

      info lit connections

  5. Mar 2017
    1. the expert isn’t always right

      There are issues of ethics that are not discussed here. Experts may have conflicts of interest. Experts may mislead or deceive, if they see a benefit to doing so. It seems to me that this behavior is becoming more acceptable, or at least that it has fewer consequences. The distrust then is less of expertise than of the expert.

  6. Feb 2017
    1. We do not speak of isolated clever tricks that help in particular situations.

      A few people have been arguing recently that information literacy is something along the lines of a "clever trick," but I think it is very much connected to the larger ideas framed out here. Information comes in many forms and flows through many channels. As we grow in our understandings of those forms and channels, we become better able to use information to deal with life's challenges. We augment our intellect.

    1. We do not speak of isolated clever tricks that help in particular situations.

      A few people have been arguing recently that information literacy is something along the lines of a "clever trick," but I think it is very much connected to the larger ideas framed out here. Information comes in many forms and flows through many channels. As we grow in our understandings of those forms and channels, we become better able to use information to deal with life's challenges. We augment our intellect.