Fake News: Identifying Deception
for Science and Reason is offering a three-part workshop designed to help
attendees develop a more critical eye towards social media content and
current news. The classes are designed to arm one with skills to
identify fallacies in reasoning, recognize fake news, fact check
information, find reliable sources, and improve communication skills. Challenge
yourself to think carefully and examine your own logic with these three
Saturday, April 15 — Logical Fallacies and
Are your strings are being pulled?
Frasier and JJ Kiser, professors at Lane Community College
Saturday. April 29 — Fake News and Reliable
Dawson, professor of science at Western Oregon University
Saturday, May 13 — Conversing
When You Disagree
Browning, engineer and instructor in “street epistemology”
Center — Multipurpose Room
2700 Hilyard St.
Eugene, OR 97405
run from 11 AM to 2:30 PM,
with interactive and snack breaks. We will have an online interactive
group to discuss lessons and provide additional resources and reading.
Wifi available at the community center.
workshop is free to Oregonians for Science and Reason members. Fee for
nonmembers is $20. Some scholarships are available.
Workshop space is limited to 22 enrollees.
You can assure your spot by pre-registering now. You can RSVP on
Meetup.com at “Oregonians for Science and Reason”
contacting workshop coordinator: Jeanine DeNoma at email@example.com or by phone at 541-760-2822.
for single sessions are welcome on “space available” basis.
On-site registration begins at 10:45 AM on April 15th.
workshop is sponsored by Oregonians for Science and Reason, an Oregon
educational nonprofit which promotes evidence-based reasoning and