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Communicating Computer Security Issues to K-12 Teachers and Students PROCEEDINGS

, , , University of Alaska Fairbanks, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Orlando, Florida, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-58-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This paper discusses the Teaching Alaskans…Sharing Knowledge (TASK) Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, which is funded by the NSF GK-12 Fellowship program. The focus is on how the technology fellows selected by the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) bring technological advances to the schools in which they are placed. The UAF Fellows work closely with the Advanced Systems Security Education, Research and Training (ASSERT) Lab housed within the UAF Computer Science Department, to increase the awareness of computer security issues that affect K-12 teachers and students every day. Initial issues presented included email security, password safety, cyberethics, websites, chatting and instant messaging, and phishing. These topics were selected based on a workshop presented at the 2004 SITE Conference entitled, “What Every Teacher Should Know About Computer Security (Nance, 2004).

Citation

Nance, K., Hay, B. & Possenti, K. (2006). Communicating Computer Security Issues to K-12 Teachers and Students. In C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, K. McFerrin, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2006--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3539-3543). Orlando, Florida, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 13, 2018 from .

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