Originally presented November 2, 2022

Lateral Reading is the process by which we read around an information resource to determine its validity, bias, inaccuracy, and hidden assumptions.

Join Anders Tobiason for this presentation on the concept of lateral reading and how using lateral reading creates a divergent set of ways of knowing from traditional information resource evaluation techniques.

You will learn the theory behind lateral reading as well as practical applications that you can immediately apply to your own information literacy teaching practices. 

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Click the link below to download the presentation slides:
Lateral Reading Mindset: Contextualizing Information Resources Slides

Click the link below to download the chat transcript: 
Lateral Reading Mindset: Contextualizing Information Resources Chat

Click the link below to access Anders's lateral reading exercise: 
Lateral Reading Exercise

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