Stay informed with daily news and our newsletters!Learn more
Level: Grades 11 - 12
Author: The ideas presented in this teaching unit are based on materials designed by Barry Duncan (former President of the Association for Media Literacy, Ontario), and adapted by Carolyn Levy (Lisgar Collegiate Institute, Ottawa).
This unit is designed to help students develop a critical awareness about privacy and the security of personal information.Through a series of activities and class discussions, students shall learn about the different forms of privacy protection that exist in the public and private sectors; discover how private information can be manipulated for the purpose of direct marketing;and examine the impact of new technologies on privacy research.
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) are available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.
Interested in supporting MediaSmarts?Charitable Registration No. 89018 1092 RR0001
Find out how you can get involved.Learn more