Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TAS 223 - Information and Disinformation: the Role Of Technology in a Post-Truth World

Students will examine and critique how disinformation proliferates through social technologies, like websites and social media. We will explore information, problem-solving, and decision-making models used by machines and how they help construct or distort “reality”. Together, we will develop a Public Interest Internet Truth Kit as a way to counter online conspiracy theories. Course codes: BR.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course codes: BR. Term cycle: fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3

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