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Contribution

My contribution to this course will be in the form of a video , a video that I came across while doing my research for the podcast, a video that I really think will highly relate to the course’s main theme which is digital illiteracy and one of the most important topics we’ve discussed in … Continue reading Contribution

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First of all I must say how great I think this course is very diverted and has a very special way in teaching students. It is not a class where the lesson -what we learn- gets to us by taking notes, revising power points. It’s a course in which we learn because the content grabs … Continue reading Contribute

Contribute assignment

I suggest using a Ted Talk video about the online privacy called “How Data Brokers Sold my Identity”. In this talk, Madhumita Murgia was revealing how much of our personal data is held by companies to be traded for profit. In addition to this, she provided interesting examples of certain companies and institutions which used … Continue reading Contribute assignment

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I found a game called “Reality Check” in which the game choses a certain article on the internet, facebook… etc. In this game, the player is required to check out whether this article or piece of news is credible and true or not. The game gives the player the chance to check out the things that … Continue reading Contribute

Contribution – “Qahera the Superhero”

“Qahera” is a web comic about a Muslim, hijab-wearing superhero who challenges stereotypes about women like herself. They were created by an Egyptian art student named Deena Mohamed. Upon reading the first comic, I learned that the superhero is represented by the illustrator as an empowering character with strong conviction; she stands up for the […]

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The Stanford Prison experiment is a social psychology experiment conducted in 1971 by Phillip Zimbardo and it was considered as one of the most inhumane experiments ever done. The purpose of this experiment was to understand the different dynamics of power that occur in prison between the prison guards and the prisoners and the social … Continue reading Contribute

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