Digital Survival Skills Module 1: My Media Environment

Learning Targets

Students will be able to…

  • Explain why today’s online information landscape can be hard to navigate
  • Analyze their use of social media platforms and identify patterns in what topics and ideas are showcased 
  • Explain how social media platforms decide what to display in their feed and the motivations behind these decisions
  • Evaluate their own confirmation bias and explain the impacts of confirmation bias at an individual and societal level
  • Explain how social media algorithms and confirmation bias can lead people to false or extreme content online
  • Make informed decisions about how they want to use social media