COMS101 - Information Management and Privacy

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1. Privacy

1.1. First Privacy Report (February 9, 2015, class)

1.1.1. Have the link to your document ready for our first virtual class on Wed, February 11, 2015

1.2. The real danger is the gradual erosion of individual liberties through the automation, integration, and interconnection of many small, separate record-keeping systems, each of which alone may seem innocuous, even benevolent, and wholly justifiable. -----U.S. Privacy Protection Study Commission, 1977

1.3. Privacy as a human right

1.3.1. Why privacy matters?

1.3.2. What will a future without secrets look like?

1.3.3. Google's Privacy Policy

1.4. Achieving privacy online - Google

1.4.1. 5 tips for staying safe on the web

1.4.2. Practicing password safety

1.4.3. Shopping safely online

1.4.4. Be careful with malware

1.4.5. Gmail security tips

1.4.6. Avoiding phishing scams

1.4.7. HTTPS and SSL tutorials

1.4.8. Wireless security

1.5. Privacy resources

1.5.1. Getting smart about smartphones

1.5.2. Office of the CA Attorney General

1.5.3. Using the Internet safely

1.5.4. Online Privacy and Technology

1.5.5. ACLU Pizza




1.5.9. Terms of Service

2. Starting point

2.1. Syllabus

2.1.1. Introduction to the subject through a couple of videos Humans Need Not Apply Writing books at the push of a button Solution to the problem Higher-order thinking Google Search: Reunion

2.2. Iconography guide

2.2.1. Needs to be done for next class

2.2.2. Already done

3. Technology

3.1. Google Drive

3.1.1. This tutorial was made for another class but it works well for us Type your email address here

3.1.2. Research paper template

3.2. Mind maps

3.2.1. Tutorial. If you cannot watch it directly on Google Drive, download it.

3.3. Basic screencapturing

3.3.1. Images PC Search your computer for "Snipping tool" Mac Search your computer for "Grab"

3.3.2. Video Using your phone Thorough and concise High quality

3.3.3. Android device Click the 1) volume down and 2) power button simultaneously

4. Collaboration tools

4.1. Class notes

4.1.1. Collaborative note taking Private document, the professor needs to give you viewing and editing permissions

4.1.2. Edited class notes Private document, the professor needs to give you viewing and editing permissions

4.2. Google+ Community

4.3. Group research mind map

4.3.1. Downloadable mind map

5. Conducting effective research

5.1. Your tools

5.1.1. The Information Literacy User’s Guide

5.1.2. Group research mind map template Downloadable mind map

5.1.3. Research paper template

5.1.4. Individual mind maps from previous classes

5.2. Defining an information need

5.2.1. Textbook reading. Pages 7 to 14.

5.2.2. Research purpose Tutorials Developing a topic Deciphering your assignment Picking your topic is research Research timeline

5.2.3. Review Pew Research Center list of topics

5.2.4. Selected topic Once you know your topic, please write it in this node in the group mind map Your topic must not be related to privacy

5.2.5. Main research question Once you decide your research question, please write it here

5.2.6. Focused research questions Please write here

5.3. Finding and accessing information

5.3.1. Textbook readings. Chapter 2, Scope. Page 15 to 25.

5.3.2. Textbook readings. Chapter 3, Plan. Page 26 to 46.

5.3.3. Formulating a search strategy Tutorials

5.3.4. Generating search terms Tutorials

5.3.5. Google searching Google Search Guide Tutorials 2 page cheat sheet A Google a Day Using Google Scholar Tutorials Get more out of Google Graphic

5.3.6. Search terms List all appropriate search terms One term per node List most successful search queries One query per node

5.3.7. Wikipedia Tutorials

5.3.8. Library databases What is a library database? From idea to library

5.3.9. Humans!

5.3.10. Other resources Savvy searcher Internet searching tips Tutorials

5.4. Evaluating information

5.4.1. Textbook reading. Pages 63 to 77.

5.4.2. Information sources Primary and secondary sources Primary Secondary Tutorials Popular and scholarly sources Popular Commercial Scholarly and peer-reviewed Tutorials Information sources Page

5.4.3. Evaluating authority Author(s) Expertise Academic background and credentials Work-related or other experience Licensure or certification Affiliation Other publications Publisher Sponsor or owner Web address

5.4.4. Evaluating currency Date and edition of a publication Determining currency of a website Website stability

5.4.5. Evaluating content Intended audience Purpose and scope Objectivity Recognizing bias Accuracy and verifiability Overall quality

5.4.6. Final sources of information Title of article, book, or source (one node per source) Primary or secondary Popular or scholarly Authority Currency Content

5.5. Analyzing information

5.5.1. Textbook reading

5.5.2. Absorbing the information Effective reading SQ4R A checklist for reasoning Embedded image Link to image Practice journal article Use the above template to analyze the following article I regretted the minute I pressed share I regretted the minute I pressed share Template for Analyzing the Logic of an Article (One per chosen article) Main purpose Key question/issues that the author is addressing Most important information in the article Main inferences/conclusions in article The key concept(s) we need to understand in this article is (are) Main assumption(s) underlying the author's thinking is (are) Implications

5.5.3. Organizing information Thinking process After absorbing and analyzing the information, spend time by yourself, away from the computer, in silence and peacefully, to use your brain to make connections among all the pieces of knowledge. Free flow mind mapping Organizing by categories Organizing by concepts Chronological organization Hierarchical organization Blooms taxonomy

5.5.4. Organization mind map for your paper Start creating branches here If you followed the Template for Analyzing the Logic of an Article, this part will be easier

5.6. Synthesizing information

5.6.1. Thinking process After absorbing and analyzing the information, spend time by yourself, away from the computer, in silence and peacefully, to use your brain to make connections among all the pieces of knowledge.

5.6.2. Synthesis

5.6.3. Important information Your paper is about the connections among the different sources that you gathered based on your research question. You should not summarize the different sources that you gathered. Summaries might work well for high school papers.

5.7. Communicating results

5.7.1. Textbook reading

5.7.2. Audience Tutorials Introduction and overview Writing for audiences in US academic settings How to incorporate Audience into your writing?

5.7.3. Citing sources Tutorials Why you need to cite sources Citation Style Chart (PDF)

5.7.4. Styles Tutorials APA Style MPA style guide Citation Machine

5.7.5. Guide to grammar and writing

5.7.6. Your final paper Template here Link to your final paper in Google Docs