Toward Algorithmic Literacy: Tracing Agency Across Algorithm-Centered Online Research


Conference Presentation at International Critical Media Literacy Conference: This presentation shares the results of a recent study completed by the presenter that seeks to trace and visualize agency as it emerges during online research activity. The study positions this tracing and visualizing activity as algorithmic literacy with the goal of critical understanding of algorithmic influence on agency shared among researchers and search technologies. The presentation offers a visual model for depicting ways technologies and researchers interact to generate and select online search results.

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