Director of Training & Curriculum Digital Futures Initiative, DFi
Learning how to educate children, parents and communities on the nuances of digital culture and climate is the focus of this workshop. Part one will discuss the evolution of social media and how digital platforms utilize our data and human psychology to formulate our next digital move. Attendees will see how emotional intelligence, sleep habits, digital addiction and self-worth is being shaped by technology. Also covered will be digital influences on emotional and social contagion theory. Part two will transition to trends like cyberbullying, sextortion, and human trafficking. It includes best practices to teach law enforcement, victim advocates and others how to best educate on sensitive digital topics in their community. Attend this workshop and learn how to discuss the rising digital issues like social change and digital subcultures (examples: cancel, challenge and predatory cultures). The non-profit Digital Futures Initiative (DFi) was created to deliver digital life skills. Lessons are designed by curating the best, most current content available then compiling the material into FREE curriculum for any group to use. Access to this curriculum will also be provided.
Learn digital media platform practices and how they capture personal data, create Artificial Intelligence to alter behavior, attitude and emotions while gaining profit.
Discover how fake news is spreading digital, social and emotional contagions to infect communities with misinformation, disinformation and biases.
Learn the importance of building personal value & building emotional intelligence to overcome digital influences.