Social Media Outside of the Classroom
January 28, 2017 | jaimemariee
As the graduate intern for social media, I’ve been teaching social media workshops for Penn students, faculty, and staff at the Weigle Information Commons for over two years now. When I first started, it still was not clear what the purpose of social media was in the classroom or in academic life for that matter. However, more and more...
Information Literacy Workshops
January 17, 2017 | WIC
The phenomenon of fake news has become a hot topic, ironically, of major news outlets in recent months. News stories are being presented as fact without any substantial backing in truth. There are many reasons why fake news happens and is promulgated. They vary from personal monetary gain to accidental, well-intentioned spread of misinformation....
Penn and the Surrounding Community
January 03, 2017 | WIC
On the edges of the Van Pelt Collaborative Classroom, located just down the hall from the Weigle Information Commons, an exhibit about the edges of Penn’s presence in West Philadelphia runs until Friday, February 24, 2017. Penn and the Surrounding Community is a collection of work by Dr. Rosemary Frasso‘s students from the SW781/...