In today's world, the very foundation of democracy relies on citizens and institutions to understand the digital. Schools, colleges, companies and governments play a critical role in developing common language about digital media. The stakes are high. We can't govern tech companies if we don’t have a public language to talk about tech and values. In this panel, a group of scholar-activists will lead you on a journey of agenda setting. How do we talk about the stakes of a technological society?
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- Public education campaigns are a successful tool for civic and life-long learning.
- A public education campaign should leverage the fault lines of digital technologies and media. No one institution can do it alone.
- A guiding vision and agenda for developing public capacity to discuss, think, and govern digital technologies.
- Tressie McMillan Cottom, Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
- Shontavia Johnson, Associate Vice President, Clemson University
- Tonya Evans, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of the UNH Law Blockchain Online Professional Certificate Program, UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law
Tressie Mcmillan Cottom, Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
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