Course: E-safety for teachers

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Course title E-safety for teachers
Course code KIN/8ES
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Šimandl Václav, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Possible risks while using ICT 2. Malware 3. Loss of data 4. Computer passwords, identity thefts 5. Spam, hoax, phishing 6. The legality of activities on the Internet - data downloading and uploading 7. Safe use of online services - e-shops, dating sites 8. Privacy protection - social networks 9. - 10. Specific risks while using mobile devices 11. - 12. Content and contact risks while using ICT 13. - 14. Presentation of final projects

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with multi-media resources (texts, internet, IT technologies), Project-based learning, Group work
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to make students familiar with e-safety risks which occur while using ICT. Moreover, the students will understand the ways how to protect against these risks. The course is focused not only on expert knowledge and skills of the participants but on the methods how to educate about these topics. The course is taught in English.
Passing the course, the student will be familiar with the risks which occur while using ICT and he / she will be able to make proper preventive measures. In the case of being exposed to the threat, he /she will be able to recognize the threat and to avoid the danger. The student will be able to educate other people, particularly his / her potential pupils, about the risks.
Prerequisites
The knowledge of English language at level B1; User computer skills.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work, Interim evaluation

Active participation in seminars (at least 80%). Creation of the final project.
Recommended literature
  • FODEMAN, D. A MONROE, M. Safe practices for life online : a guide for middle and high school. Eugene: International society for technology in education, 2012. ISBN 978-1-56484-314-2.
  • MCCARTHY, L. a WELDON-SIVIY, D. (Eds.). Own Your Space: Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online. 2010. ISBN 978-0-615-37366-9.
  • Sechler, Jeff. A young adult's guide to safety in the digital age. 1st ed. Camp Hill : Sunbury Press, 2010.
  • SMITH, B. Don't Step in the Trap: How to Recognize and Avoid Email Phishing Scam. 2016. ISBN 9781534765023.
  • WILL G., SAWALHA, N. A ADAMS, K. Parent Alert: How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online. 2018. ISBN 978-1465477255.


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