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Approx. 9 hours to complete
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4th Amendmentinformation ethicsBiometricsInformation PrivacyAlgorithms
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Beginner Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Privacy in the Digital Age

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 58 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
8 videos
Lesson 1: Why Does Privacy Matter2m
Lesson 2: The History of Privacy6m
Data Privacy and Information Ethics: Kay Mathiesen11m
Lesson 3: Defining Privacy4m
Data Privacy Goods: Evan Selinger11m
Lesson 4: Control Over Personal Information7m
Transparency and Encryption: Christo Wilson10m
4 readings
Start Here!5m
Module 1 Objectives10m
Thinking about Obscurity10m
Thinking About Trust10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 1: Check Your Knowledge5m
Lesson 2: Check Your Knowledge5m
Lesson 3: Check Your Knowledge5m
Lesson 4: Check your Knowledge5m
Module 1: Final Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Risks in Data Privacy

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 44 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Personalization, Algorithms and Machine Learning: Alan Mislove10m
Privacy Threats7m
Lesson 3: Internet of Things4m
Exploring the Internet of Things Lab: Dave Chofness10m
Lesson 4: Artificial Intelligence6m
5 readings
Module 2 Objectives10m
Obscurity by Design10m
Privacy Standards in Higher Education10m
The Ideal of Perfect Privacy10m
Banning of facial recognition technology10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 1: Check Your Knowledge5m
Lesson 2: Check Your Knowledge5m
Lesson 3: Check Your Knowledge5m
Lesson 4: Check Your Knowedge5m
Module 2: Final Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Frameworks of Data Privacy Law

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 57 min), 6 readings, 5 quizzes
8 videos
Privacy in Surveillance4m
Privacy in Data7m
Privacy Around the World6m
Data Protection in Health Care with Michelle Anderson10m
Privacy and Information Law with Neil Richards9m
Privacy Around the World: Chris Hart11m
Course Conclusion1m
6 readings
Module 3 Objectives10m
Overview of Privacy Law10m
Privacy and Surveillance10m
Idealising Control of Data10m
Congratulations! You are eligible for a scholarship and CPE credits!5m
Follow-Up Survey10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 1: Check Your Knowledge5m
Lesson 2: Check Your Knowledge5m
Lesson 3: Check Your Knowledge5m
Lesson 4: Check Your Knowledge5m
Module 3: Final Quiz30m

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