901
Lectures Watched
Since January 1, 2014
3100+ courses starting
in November 2018
Peruse my collection of 274
influential people of the past.
View My Class Notes via:
Receive My Class Notes via E-Mail:

VIEW ARCHIVE


Contact Me via E-Mail:
edward [at] tanguay.info
My Notes on Massive Open Online Course:
Fake News, Facts, and Alternative Facts
Learn how to distinguish between credible news sources and identify information biases to become a critical consumer of information.
Notes on 6 Lectures I Watched in This Course:
How We Know Things
Democratic News Consumption: The Ideal and the Reality
The Definition of Propaganda and Fake News
Seven Types of Inaccurate News
How News Has Changed
Accuracy in the Digital Era
1 Vocabulary Words I Learned in this Course:
heuristic technique, n. [εὑρίσκω, to find or discover] an approach to problem solving, learning, or discovery that employs a practical method not guaranteed to be optimal or perfect, but sufficient for the immediate goals, often used where finding an optimal solution is impossible or impractical  "In the process of being informed about the world, we encounter a variety of pieces of information and out of necessity are forced to use information shortcuts and heuristics in order to make decisions in the absence of the best possible informed environment."