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Developing Digital Media Literacy Nov 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th 2022

A course for teachers from CyberSafeKids

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This   online   course   focuses  on  developing  participants’  Digital   Media   Literacy   and supporting them in their work with children. It will be divided into four interactive, 75 minute workshops  (60  minutes  plus  Q&A).  Participants  will  get  the  chance  to  comment,  ask questions and work on group tasks set by the facilitator. Each workshop is accompanied by a set of follow-on activities and resources that can be used to improve the digital media literacy  skills  of  children.  All  participants are required to complete a qualitative feedback evaluation on the course.

During this course you will learn about:

1.  Information and Targeting

  • Different types of information online
  • Intelligent design
  • The impact of algorithms
  • Targeted advertising
  • Offers and quizzes

2.   Privacy and Footprint

  • Loss of privacy online
  • The consequences of digital permanency
  • Creating a positive footprint
  • Digital rights & privacy
  • Self representation

3.   Cyberbullying

  • Defining the problem
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Combating cyberbullying
  • Developing policies
  • The legal landscape

4.   Responsible Digital Citizenship

  • Bigger picture Digital Citizenship
  • Positive online engagement
  • Digital etiquette and ethics
  • Digital security and commerce
  • A brief look to the future