Evoking truthiness: Using satirical news comedies to teach information literacy

Annis Lee Adams, Stephanie Alexander, Lana Mariko Wood

Abstract

Instruction librarians looking for new ways to spice up their library instruction can use video clips from “The Most Important News Show . . . Ever” (The Daily Show) and other satirical news comedies to capture the attention of students during their next instructional session. These videos can serve as an entertaining mechanism to help students understand information literacy (IL) concepts.

Full Text:

PDF HTML
Copyright Annis Lee Adams, Stephanie Alexander, Lana Mariko Wood

Article Views (Last 12 Months)

No data available

Contact ACRL for article usage statistics from 2010-April 2017.

Article Views (By Year/Month)

2020
January: 0
February: 0
March: 0
April: 9
May: 821
June: 84