Cognitive & Social-Emotional Framework for Digital and Media Literacy Education
1. Six hour workshop about privacy and surveillance of digital tools
In this hands-on workshop, we will practice different ways of reveling when we are under surveillance and how to cope with it. By the end of the workshop, the participants will be able to answer these questions:
- How the Internet works?
- Why do some platform jeopardize our privacy and how they do it?
- What are the limitations of privacy using digital tools?
- How can one know when and how they are being under surveillance?
- What can we do to keep our privacy settings the way we want it to be?
2. Six hour workshop on information literacy in the digital world
This hands-on workshop is design to develop better skills in finding accurate information and assessing its reliability.
During the workshop, participants will learn to locate information using various academic and non academic sources online; evaluate their findings using digital tools to check for their reliability and validity; synthesize data from different sources using digital devices; and sharing the results with colleagues and patients in a respectful and thoutfll way. By the end of this workshop, participants will know how to search, analyze, consolidate and communicate data from online sources.
3. Six hour workshop on ethical use of digital use
This hands-on workshop promotes the ethical practice of digital tools. During the workshop we will address many moral dilemmas that started to merge in our digital age. Using role play and case studies, participants will learn to address moral and ethical issues in their practice using digital devices. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to address issues such as: patients privacy, information control, data distribution, empathy fatigue, and family values (pro-life vs. choice).
4. Six hour workshop on digital use for social services
This hands on workshop demonstrates the use of digital tool as a way to increase the efficacy of service providers. During the workshop, participants will learn about a variety of digital tools to support their work and how each tool enhance their connection with their patients. The workshop will have demonstration of six different digital tools and how each one of them helps to better connect to the participants' patients. The participants will learn and practice the diverse uses for their own settings to make sure that each tool can be use effectively. By the end of the workshop, participants will learn to use six digital tools that will enhance their daily work as care givers.
5. Six hour workshop on personal use and potential benefits for service with digital tools
This last hands on workshop will be a summary of the previous workshop, where participants will connect their professional use of all the digital tools they learned with their own needs. By reflecting on the benefits of digital tools for patients and care givers, the participants will revisits the moral dilemmas of using digital tools from a more educated perspective seeing the risks as well as the advantages of using these tools in their work place. During this final workshop, participants will use role play, online inquiry, pair-share, and group work to address the tension between their personal needs as care givers and their patients needs of information, privacy, respect, and empathy. At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to better use the different digital tools that were presented during the previous workshops as part of their practice and communication with their patients.