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English

What you will learn

  • How US elections are administered and the challenges faced in implementing new technologies

  • The role digital and social media platforms play in our ability to maintain a healthy public discourse

  • The complex technology policy tradeoffs that affect what content we see in forming our beliefs, preferences, and convictions as citizens and voters

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Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 3 hours to complete
English

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Stanford University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 minutes to complete

Introduction

4 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 4 min)
1 hour to complete

Election Administration in the COVID-19 Era

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading
1 hour to complete

Technology and the Digital Public Sphere

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading
1 hour to complete

Where Speech and Tech Policy Collide

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 28 min), 1 reading
1 hour to complete

Confronting Misinformation and Disinformation

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading

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