#9666 Thanks to the Internet, a virtual cosmos of information is at our fingertips. But does more equal better when helpful and not-so-helpful content are equally abundant? How is online propaganda different from traditional propaganda? What solutions do we have to the growing problem of plagiarism? This series illustrates best practices for viewers who are learning to apply academic standards and scholarly research methods to the rapidly evolving online world. Heavy hitters from the media industry weigh in through expert interviews, while lively motion graphics help explain concepts and strategies throughout the series. In addition, each episode features three young-adult characters, brought to life through graphic novel–style animation, who struggle with and learn the right and wrong ways to navigate cyberspace. A viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available online. 3-part series, 19-22 minutes each (62 minutes total). 2011.
The three video programs include:
- Effective Internet Search: Basic Tools and Advanced Strategies (Preview)
- Plagiarism 2.0: Information Ethics in the Digital Age (Preview)
- Recognizing Online Propaganda, Bias, and Advertising (Preview)
Format/purchase options: Streaming Video, 3-Year Subscription ($299.85); DVD ($299.85); and Streaming Video + DVD ($579.00). Can purchase separately — $99.95 for Streaming Video or DVD or $179.00 for Streaming Video + DVD.
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