Teaching across a range of platforms that people use outside the academy presents good opportunities to teach about how platforms collect and market personal data, about protecting one’s privacy, about ownership of one’s own work and, and about using digital platforms on one’s own terms.

 

Some resources:

Terms of Service, Didn’t Read.

Quick over view and rating of terms of service of popular platforms.

Teaching Terms of Service

One faculty member’s work on having students learn about terms of service by having students create on collaboratively for their shared digital coursework.

Flash Annotation of Slack’s Terms of Service

Teachers and Students collaborative annotated the Terms of Service of a popular communications platform.