Jun 30, 2022  
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PHYSICS 2NM3 - Media Numeracy: Telling Stories With Numbers

3 unit(s)

As public discourse moves to a “post-truth” era, the evaluation of numerical information used in support of narratives is an essential skill in a democratic society.  Course develops simple, practical numeracy skills to interpret and compare the stories told by text and numbers in articles selected from the popular media.  Content delivered through class discussion and presentations.
Three hours (lectures); one term



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