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Unidentified Internet Users Pose Danger

Civics in the Community | May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unidentified Internet Users Pose Danger

With a simple click, the internet allows us to connect with old friends from high school or maybe even research information about March on Washington for class, but could the internet also be a dangerous place? Last week, students across the nation discussed how the internet can be a useful, but also a dangerous place in our #DoNowInternet post.

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What Makes the Internet Dangerous?

Do Now | May 2, 2014 | 70 Comments

What Makes the Internet Dangerous?

Just like in school or the mall, online spaces like Facebook or Twitter can be places of great conversations with friends; however, they can also be a place of unwanted comments or requests, and relationships that aren’t clearly defined. What is it that makes the internet potentially dangerous?

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Do Now Round Up: Open Access vs. Copyright

Do Now Round-Ups | February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Open Access vs. Copyright

Last week’s Do Now asked students to consider whether knowledge on the Internet should be open to everyone or protected by copyright law? This was based on the work by Aaron Swartz whose Internet activism was all about open and unlimited access to knowledge and the wealth of material available on the Internet. He built […]

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Do Now #61: Copyright vs Open Access

Do Now | February 1, 2013 | 52 Comments

Do Now #61: Copyright vs Open Access

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Should knowledge on the Internet be open to everyone or protected by copyright law? Are academic […]

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Do Now Round Up: Syria Internet Shutdown

Do Now Round-Ups | December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Syria Internet Shutdown

On Thursday, November 29, Internet and cell phone service throughout almost all of Syria was shut down. The service disruption continued through Friday, forcing an airport closure. The Syrian government has been widely suspected of disabling service, although President Bashar al-Assad, claimed that it was “terrorists” cut the cable. The shutdown marks another chapter in […]

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Do Now #51: Syria’s Internet Shutdown

Do Now | November 30, 2012 | 16 Comments

Do Now #51: Syria’s Internet Shutdown

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now If Internet service was suddenly shut down in the United States, in what ways would it […]

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What To Do If Your School Bans a Useful Website

Digital Tools | October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

What To Do If Your School Bans a Useful Website

Today is Banned Website Awareness Day, and all across the country, educators are doing their part to raise awareness of how overly restrictive blocking of educational websites affects student learning. Read more about this dialogue about filtering on KQED MindShift.

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What Does the Public Know About You?

Post-Secondary ESL | August 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

What Does the Public Know About You?

Very little remains private in the digital age. Social media present us all with questions about privacy and safe practices online. In our New Media Literacies curriculum for ESL instructors we address the implications

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