Online Personal Data Curation with Benevolent Intention & Safeguards

Session Description
Have you googled yourself lately? What does the Internet search reveal about you? With each hash tag, blog post, tweet, and online project at a time, you are building your online reputation whether you want to or not. In the absence of professional branding, your online persona brands you. The perception of your digital artifacts (e.g., comments, images, projects) defines your online persona. Practice steps to safeguard your data and plan to benevolently shape your online persona(s). Conduct basic online identity system checks (e.g., Google reverse image search, Google Alerts, & search engine comparisons of name) to review your current digital footprint. Reflect on tasks for short- and long-term planning of prevention and/or weeding. Recommended readings and checklists for cybersecurity and online data curation will be shared along with the Author’s brief technology manifesto.
Sandra Rogers
Sandra Rogers, University of California – Los Angeles, CA
Sandra Annette Rogers (aka Teacherrogers) has taught in a variety of K-16 educational settings from a rural hut in Honduras as a Peace Corps Volunteer to the University of California-Los Angeles Lab School as a Demonstration Teacher to elearning worldwide. She has taught bilingual elementary education, developmental reading, Spanish, and English for speakers of other languages (ESOL). She holds a K-12 bilingual (Spanish/English) teaching certificate from the California Commission on Teaching. She is a Quality Matters certified peer reviewer for online courses. She is also a Google Certified Educator. She is a content developer, instructional designer, researcher, and trainer. She has a doctorate in instructional design and a master’s in teaching ESOL. Her research interests include gaming, second language acquisition, and distance education. She currently serves as an instructional designer for UCLA’s Online Teaching and Learning Initiative. She will present on her recent publication, Curation of your online persona through self-care and responsible citizenship: Participatory digital citizenship for secondary education (2020).
Session Type
45-Minute Interactive Session
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  1. This workshop addresses the following ISTE (2016) National Educational Technology Standards for Students regarding digital citizenship:

    • 2a. “Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world.”
    • 2d. “Students manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online.”

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