Digital Shred Workshop

Submitted by Alexandria Chisholm on March 23rd, 2020
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Short Description: 

This workshop is one of four in the Privacy Workshop Series at Penn State Berks.  Our series focuses on privacy issues for students in the past, present, and future.  Digital Shred deals with evaluating and shredding past digital behaviors; the Privacy Workshop focuses on privacy practices/concerns in the current moment; Digital Wellness challenges students to reflect on and align their current digital wellness habits and goals; and Digital Leadership speaks to future implications of digital practices.

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Learning Outcomes: 

In the Digital Shred Workshop, students will be able to:

  1. Reflect on and describe their digital privacy priorities in order to articulate the benefits and risks of their digital dossier
  2. Apply a growth mindset to critically examine their current data exhaust // digital footprint and recognize when change is needed
  3. Develop a Personal Data Integrity Plan that makes routine the process of auditing and updating their digital dossier in alignment with their privacy values
  4. Describe “digital shred” and its importance.

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Suggested Citation: 
Chisholm, Alexandria. "Digital Shred Workshop." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2020.