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Potential Student Projects
- Design an "education kit" of information that can be used by civics organizations or teachers throughout the state to educate persons about transparency and privacy issues.
- Design a series of "info graphics" or "visualizations" for educational purposes which illustrate the key concepts of transparency and privacy.
- Create a series of short cartoon "movies" illustrating the pitfalls and dangers of privacy for junior or high school students.
- Write and publish a scholarly paper on selected transparency/privacy topics.
- Draft proposed state legislation addressing selected transparency/privacy issues.
- Draft proposed best practices on selected transparency/privacy issues.
- Develop an educational exercise/activity on Scratch (or other program) that high school or junior high school students could use to study and understand the competing concepts of transparency and privacy.
- Plan and host a conference on a selected transparency/privacy topic.
- Produce an educational video(s) podcast(s) webinar(s) on one or more selected transparency/privacy topics.
- Draft a Wikipedia(s) entry(ies) on selected transparency/privacy topics.
- Create a Wiki or blog on selected transparency/privacy topics that will continue to exist and operate after the class year. Produce a documentary about the class or a selected transparency/privacy topic
- Design a video game or create a transparency/privacy Information Center on Second Life or some other virtual world.
- Solicit and establish an out-of-state internship program with government, NGO’s and corporations for University students in the privacy/transparency areas.
- Organize one of more “flash mobs” raising the public’s awareness of current threats to personal privacy.
- Design an “app” for mobile phones, notebooks or other mobile devices.that address transparency/privacy.
THESE ARE ONLY SUGGESTIONS. BE CREATIVE AND CHOOSE SOMETHING THAT WILL BE FUN AND HAVE A LONG TERM IMPACT.