Social Media Safety

Online dangers and safety for parents and children
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  • Lectures 11
  • Contents Video: 2 hours
    Other: 3 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2014 English

Course Description

ABOUT: This course will not only expose you to some of the real dangers of both the Internet and mobile phones, but it will also show you how to keep yourself and your family safer online.

MATERIALS: The course makes use of a series of captivating videos to expose you to the risks of the online world.

LENGTH: The entire course is about 1h45 but each video is only approx. 10 minutes

STRUCTURE: The course is built around the key danger areas of the Internet. The following are the topics covered:

  • Understanding the Net Generation
  • The lurking danger of Chat Rooms
  • The deadly threat of Sexting
  • Cyber-bullying
  • Facebook - Everyone's here!
  • YouTube - The hidden danger
  • Google - The Good and the Bad
  • The Teenage Brain
  • So you think you can't be scammed?

WHY DO THIS COURSE? Well, if you think your family is important, then this is vital! There is only one way to keep them safe, and that is installing Brain Security!

What are the requirements?

  • Nothing, except a desire to know and learn!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will be able to identify potentially dangerous online situations and know how to avoid them.
  • In this course you will learn how the youth of today are "wired", the risks of the digital world, and how to keep you and your family safer.

What is the target audience?

  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Youth leaders

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Understanding the Net Generation
08:11

In this first introductory lecture I will give you an overview of what the course will cover and give you an insight into some of the crazy things happening in the world of our youth!

Section 2: Chat Rooms
14:49

Chat rooms are commonly used to "hang out" and talk to friends. Whether this be via computer-based applications or apps on the cellphone, the risks and dangers are very real. This session will not only make you more than a bit scared, but it will tell you what to do to avoid having your children get caught!

5 questions

This short quiz is designed to test what you learned about Chat Rooms, and how to spot dangers and how best to keep your child safe.

Section 3: Sexting
07:57

Sexting is the sending of naked or partially naked images from one cellphone to another. Not only is it dangerous, but it can potentially result in those who are found with the images on their phones being prosecuted as sex offenders!

4 questions

This short quiz will test to see if you were really listening to the hidden dangers in the world of sexting!

Section 4: Cyber-bullying
08:33

Cyberbullying is an increasing scourge, where cowards hide behind phones and computers to pick on others. This session will tell you what to look out for and what you can do if you are aware of cyberbullying.

4 questions

Cyberbullying is a deadly plague that is sweeping schools. Check to see if you are aware of the dangers and how to deal with them.

Section 5: Facebook, YouTube, and Google
13:18

With over a billion people on Facebook, there is no doubt that there are some bad people there too. The reality is that we give away far too much information, without thinking on Facebook, and this can be dangerous. This lecture will show you have shockingly scary this can be, and how to be more careful.

11:29

We all love YouTube - the question is, is there really anything wrong with it? You're about to find out.

10:04

While Google is a life saver when it comes to the web...I mean what would we do without it. But in this great tool lurks a sinister risk to those who are not aware.

6 questions

This short quiz will see if you have remembered the key lessons about the risks and dangers of Facebook, YouTube and Google. Give it a try, it's important to remember these things.

Section 6: The Teenage Brain
06:57

This session gives a fascinating insight into the brain of a teenager. You will learn something quite surprising, which puts an even greater responsibility on adults!

3 questions

It is vital that we understand why we need to learn these things, not just to keep our children safe, but because of the mechanics of how their brains work.

Section 7: Scams!
14:23

Scams are all over the web. In fact at the moment there are probably a few scam emails in your inbox. Some are easy to spot, but some are so good they can catch even the most wary. In this lecture I will cover some of the scams that are out there and how to smell a "phish".

4 questions

The problem with scams is they just get better and better. What have you learned about how not to be caught?

Section 8: Conclusion & Test
13:15

Time to wrap up and see what you have learned. Besides a summary there is a fun little test in this one.

Summary Safety Information
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Instructor Biography

Craig Blewett, International speaker and University I.T. Lecturer

Craig is a dynamic international speaker who has been involved in business, I.T. and education for over 20 years, with his PhD speciality being in IT and learning. He has taught and inspired everyone from politicians to corporate leaders to parents to children, all around the world. In addition he has published numerous books and research papers on IT, and launched many successful businesses both offline and online.

Craig is not only pushing the boundaries of teaching and learning, he has pushed the boundaries of physical endurance having run over 30 marathons (42km/26mi), 8 Comrades Marathons (90km/56mi). For Craig, life is about living it to the full!

Craig's passion is to creatively inspire people, whether through his work with disadvantaged communities in Africa or through his seminars to international leaders. Join Craig, one of the world's foremost authorities in online learning, and not only will you learn amazing things, you will be inspired by his creative and engaging approaches.

If you want to find out more about Craig then visit his website below.

What people say about Craig

- "Craig has the rare ability to engage personally with each member in his audience" (A. Byrnes, PDM Pty Ltd, Australia),

- "Craig is a dynamic speaker, out-of-the-box strategic thinker and professional" (R. van Rooyen, Associate Partner, Deloitte)

- “Mr. Blewett is a pleasure to take in. The excitingly focused style by which he speaks keeps you on the edge of your attention.” (C. Stickney, USA)

- “Craig is an experienced and highly competent teacher and presenter. He has the rare ability to convey innovative concepts in an engaging fashion that is packed with enthusiasm but also logic and balance.” (Dr. Alleyne, UK)

- "Craig is possibly one of the most interesting presenters I have encountered. His students love him and in public forums he is unequalled." (Prof. Maharaj, UKZN, South Africa)

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