Category Archives: 12.W.6

Digital Health and Wellness Project

Objective: Develop a comprehensive website for maintaining your digital identity and understanding your web privacy. Your target audience should be high school students. Expectations: Each student cohort  is responsible for the following tasks listed in their team descriptions. Each student … Continue reading

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Social Media PSA

We’ve been discussing the importance of maintaining your digital footprint for the last several classes. Today, we are going to create short Public Service Announcements (PSA) on maintaining a responsible digital footprint and using social medium forums responsibly. Objective: Create … Continue reading

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Understanding your Digital Footprint

“In lieu of eavesdroppers whom he could have disputed, he had digital footprints that he couldn’t deny…” Think for a moment about the content you share digitally each day… Now think about that same content on a t-shirt. That you … Continue reading

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Creative commons stories

We’ve been discussing Creative Commons for a few days and now it is your turn to show me what you know using creative commons tools. I want you to tell me a short, short story using five creative commons licensed … Continue reading

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Organizing the web efficiently

Information is everywhere. On a given day, the amount of new information and content that is created is beyond our comprehension. The number is constantly moving at a rate like no other in time. This is what is known as … Continue reading

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Digging through the weeds

Yesterday we talked about the concept of “infowhelm” and the struggle to evaluate credible information and personalize information while also avoiding “filter bubbles”. Today i’d like you to research two articles on the web that deal with “infowhelm” and avoiding … Continue reading

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How can we make best use of this medium?

Clay Shirky talks about the changing landscape of how information is disseminated to the mass. Taking us back to the first form of mass communication, the printing press, Mr. Shirky shares stories of how new social media communication is changing, … Continue reading

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