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Free Digital Media Literacy Course

Do you work with children and young people? 

Then our free DEVELOPING DIGITAL MEDIA LITERACY COURSE will help you empower your service users.

This course is a weekly online commitment of one hour, for four weeks and is FREE to those working or volunteering directly with young people in youth work settings. No prior expertise in digital media literacy or online safety is required.

You can apply and share the learning in your work and explore strategies for empowering the young people you work with to use technology in a stronger, smarter, and safer way.

Participants get the chance to comment, ask questions and work on group tasks set by the facilitator. Each workshop is accompanied by free resources that can then be used to support your service users

The DEVELOPING DIGITAL MEDIA LITERACY course is delivered online in four 60 minute workshops and will cover the following:

Workshop 1: Wednesday, 26th April, 2023 7-8pm Digital Media Literacy: Information and Targeting

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

Workshop 2: Wednesday, 3rd May, 2023  7-8pm Digital Media Literacy: Privacy & Footprint

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

Workshop 3: Wednesday, 10th May, 2023  7-8pm Digital Media Literacy: Cyberbullying

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

Workshop 4: Wednesday, 17th May, 2023  7-8pm Digital Media Literacy: Responsible Digital Citizenship

  • Big picture Digital Citizenship
  • Digital wellbeing 
  • Digital etiquette and ethics 
  • Digital security and commerce 
  • A brief look to the future

Click on the Register button below to book your place.

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Posted on:

Mar 13, 2023


CyberSafeKids is an Irish charity, which has been empowering children, parents, schools and businesses to navigate the online world in a safer and more responsible way since 2015.