November 24

Health – Hate 2.0

Image result for online hateToday in class we discussed the internet is easily used to promote hatred not only in a vast way such as promoting anti-religious or anti-racial forms but also in individual bullying and intimidation.  We started by reading this article.

Then we discussed what forms of hate can show up on the average persons social media and took this quiz about how hate affects our own social media lives.

Quote from media smarts website:

“Facing online hate is
job — if we all think it’s up to someone
else, no-one will do it — but it’s important to know the bes
t way to address hate in different environments and contexts.
How confident do students feel about confronting online hate in sc
enarios such as the ones in the quiz, or in different
We brainstormed what online platforms this could happen on and then small groups each discussed one to answer these questions:

Students worked in groups to create a blog post for their blog sites “16-11-122-online-hate-response-guide”  click the link for a copy of the assignment.


Posted November 24, 2016 by mrewert in category Health - 8

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