Online GBV in its different forms and misuse of new technologies – Activity 1

Activity 1: Reader   Activity 2: User   Activity 3: Critic   Activity 4: Evaluator

ACTIVITY 1: Reader “Social Media and I”

Duration:  30 minutes

Tools for face to face activity: Video projector/Chairs or pillows for participants to sit on/A3 papers or a blackboard

Tools for online activity: Laptops or desktop devices/Subscription to an online video call or web- conference tool (Zoom, Webex, Skype etc.)/Online interactive digital tools (i.e. Jamboard, Kahoot, G. Drive, shared docs etc.)/A private online group (preferably Facebook)

Brief description of the activity:

Through the use of various tools and methods, the students will seek to respond and actively answer questions such as:

What kind of information should we provide on our social media accounts, according to your opinion?

How providing personal or sensitive information on social media accounts could pose dangers to us or our beloved ones (family, friends)?

How do you use social media for your school/ extracurricular activities?

Have you ever experienced a situation where you used social media to help you with a task/ homework?

Have you ever seen any classmates/ friends being harassed/ bullied through social media?