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Flow of Information

Flow of Information

The author of this guide associates specific information types (such as newspapers, journals, and books) with points on a timeline ranging from a single day to ten years, to describe how the circulation and publication of information about a news event occurs. This description, presented on a single Web page, comprises six short sections that include attributes (audience, authorship, duration, etc.) and at least one example of each information type. In addition to several links that return users to the contents at the top of the page, there are two links to other UCLA pages. One of these refers to a list of databases by subject, and the other connects to a guide on selecting a research topic. This digital learning object has been chosen by the CSU ICT/Information Literacy Learning Objects... Show More


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Paul Glassman
Paul Glassman (Faculty)
5 years ago
This is very interesting in helping students understand how information is generated--that it is composed by someone and not necessarily "the truth." It would be great to update this to include the effects of social media.
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