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TH03 - Teaching Research Writing to Students with Information Fatigue 
April 4, 2013   10:15am - 11:30am
Total Credits:
0.10 CH  
  Synced Audio / Video / Slides

Students today are afloat on a sea of information - and in danger of drowning. One condition contributing to this risk is information fatigue, defined by the OED as “apathy, indifference, or mental exhaustion arising from exposure to too much information.” Given the radical changes in the information environment over the past two decades, how can writing instructors address such fatigue? This session will explore this condition and identify practical strategies for teaching research and research writing in this digital environment.

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