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.

Fake News: Become a Student Fact Checker

Fake News: Become a Student Fact Checker

Friday, 05/07 @ Online

  • This short online, asynchronous tutorial will help students to fact-check the news and information they find on the web.

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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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