Classes & Events

At GCC Library, we offer classes and a variety of events.

Events

The GCC Library holds numerous events and educational opportunities throughout the year. Check out some of our upcoming events to learn more.

NaNoWriMo Events

NaNoWriMo Events

Sunday, 11/01 to Monday, 11/30

  • November is National Novel Writing Month!  Register here for free, virtual sessions for writers hosted by the GCC Library and Creative Writing Department. These sessions will provide writers with creative prompts, writing exercises, and plotting tools as well as conversation with like-minded individuals, all working toward the goal of completing a novel. Join us on Thursdays, November 5, 12, and 19 and Monday Nov. 30th from 4-5.30 PM. The link to the session will be emailed to you on the morning of the event. Open to GCC students and the community at large. Questions?? Please contact jeffrey.sanger@gccaz.edu

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Fake News Workshop: The Basics

Fake News Workshop: The Basics

Monday, 11/30 @ 10AM - 11AM

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Fake News: Technology, Algorithms, and Influence

Fake News: Technology, Algorithms, and Influence

Tuesday, 12/01 @ 1PM - 2PM

  • During this fake news workshop, you will learn about how different technological factors might influence Fake News.  This includes information about how items such as customization, personalization, algorithms, bots, and propaganda forces might influence our understanding of the world.

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Fake News: Technology, Algorithms, and Influence

Fake News: Technology, Algorithms, and Influence

Wednesday, 12/02 @ 10AM - 11AM

  •  During this fake news workshop, you will learn about how different technological factors might influence Fake News.  This includes information about how items such as customization, personalization, algorithms, bots, and propaganda forces might influence our understanding of the world.

     
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Fake News Workshop: Become a Student Fact-Checker

Fake News Workshop: Become a Student Fact-Checker

Wednesday, 11/18 to Thursday, 12/10@ Self-Paced

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IFS Classes

Information in a Post-Truth World (IFS201)

IFS201
  • Development of critical thinking skills in using information. Exploration of how information can be used as a tool or a weapon. Explanation of the role of information as a consumer and creator. Recognition of the impact of culture and worldview on how information is understood, created, and disseminated. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107.
  • General Education Designations: L, SB
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Information Without Borders: Research in a Global Society (IFS210)

IFS210
  • A comparative study focused on access to digital information in a global environment. Explore the global culture developing around the Internet and the impact of local, national and global cultures as well as economic and social factors related to the flow of information in a global society. Examine emerging technologies to produce and distribute information across cultures in a global society in an ethical manner. Prerequisites: None.
  • General Education Designations: G, SB
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