TOPICS

BROAD TOPIC AREAS

1. Media Literacy: who crafts the messages, how are they interpreted?

2. Digital Life: consequences of individual online practices for personal health, privacy, and security

Our Digital Lives

3. Technology and the Law: understanding copyright (public domain, fair use doctrine, creative commons), piracy, sexting, online behavior (harassment, bullying, free speech), driving w/ cell phones

4. Ethical Codes: respect for others’ privacy, i.e., posting pictures of others, with or without permission; promoting civil discourse