By Alison J. Head, Ph.D., Barbara Fister, Margy MacMillan. A critical review of a decade of research from Project Information (PIL) about how students conduct course and everyday life research, and what that means for educators and librarians provides context to these new findings. Four recommendations are provided for educators, librarians, administrators, and journalists working to promote truth and prepare students for a changing and challenged world.
By Alison J. Head, April 7, 2021. The ability to read analytically and deeply should be one of the most important takeaways from college. But are educators equipping students with the skills they need for today?
By Nicole A. Cooke. August 11, 2021.
Racist/racialized malinformation is the phenomenon of how we are conditioned, socialized, and repeatedly bombarded with racist and negative images and stereotypes. These stereotypes are repeated and normalized until they become malinformation. But how can these deleterious and destructive forces be eliminated? They need to be addressed and battled just as other societal ailments are, and critical cultural literacy can aid in this fight.