Understanding Fake News at Quality of Life Lecture Series
Baton Rouge, LA – Join us on April 13 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the LSU Center for Computation and Technology’s Theatre as the School of Library & Information Science invites Trudi Jacobson and Tom Mackey to explain how metaliteracy prepares learners to engage in the information environment as active, self-reflective, and critical contributors. Learn how the School of Library & Information Science is responding to the age of “fake news”. Discussions will leave participants considering the validity of information, regardless of source, determining if it is research-based or editorial, and always sharing ethically and responsibly. This talk will be offered via live stream for those who cannot attend in person.
The Quality of Life Lecture Series is sponsored by the LSU College of Human Sciences
& Education, which is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Kinesiology,
the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Library & Information
Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. The series
offers each of school the opportunity to welcome experts from different cultures and
disciplines to speak to the Baton Rouge community about complex education, health,
information, and human issues facing our society. The Quality of Life Lecture Series
serves to challenge minds and reimagine the status quo. All sessions of the Quality
of Life Lecture Series are free and open to public. For more information about the
quality of Life Lecture Series, visit lsu.edu/qualityoflife.
The School of Library & Information Science (SLIS) provides a 100% online education in library and information science. SLIS offers an undergraduate minor and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in library science, an ALA-accredited Master of Library and Information Science, and Graduate Certificates in Archival Studies, Records & Information Management, and School Librarianship. SLIS is part of the College of Human Sciences & Education.
Visit the School of Library & Information Science at lsu.edu/chse/slis.
The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree and/or certificate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 1,120 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.
Visit the College of Human Sciences & Education at lsu.edu/chse.