Programme

November 24, 2017
(Registration starts at 7:00 AM)

8:00 AM Morning Prayer Fr. Enrique Balongag
8:15 AM Overview of the Forum Dr. Edizon A.Fermin
Director for Innovation Development
Miriam College
8:30 AM SESSION 1
Fake news, alternative fact, subjective truth: What makes a story fake? Fake stories resonate across social media community rendering the credibility and integrity of news stories questionable. Some of websites may rely on outrage by using bias, distorted headlines and decontextualized or dubious information in order to generate likes, shares, profits, and even to cast controversy. Fake news teaches readers and users to doubt media; this ultimately affects how people consume media and share information. How can individuals detect fake news? What is the role of media platforms to help readers not to be swayed by fake news? Is there a solution to end fake news?
Mr. Dante Francis Ang II CEO, The Manila Times
9:30 AM AM Snacks
10:00 AM SESSION 2
Digital Reputation and Risk: The teaching profession demands the highest standard of reputation. Schools and universities tend to set up guidelines on how teachers should behave in social media. What are the tips in building one’s online reputation?
Jose Maria T. Policarpio President and Chief EdTech Consultant, JTP Learning Solutions, Inc.
11:00 AM OPEN FORUM
11:30 AM [SPONSOR SLOT/INTERMISSION]
12:00 NN LUNCH
1:00 PM SESSION 3
Pedagogic Potential of Social Media: Students use social media for social interaction and needs and so it has the potential to become a learning tool through interaction and academic discussion. How can social media create a positive impact on student learning? How can educators use social media activities to enhance teaching and learning of student?
Rhodora Angela F. Ferrer Executive Director, Private Education Assistance Committee
2:00 PM SESSION 4
Freedom of Speech and Expression in Cyberspace vs. Academic Freedom and the School's Right to Discipline. How much authority schools have to restrict their students and teachers' use of social media to communicate their views or to control what they post online?
2:45 PM HEALTH BREAK/SNACK
3:00 PM SESSION 5
The Darkside of Social Media (Cyberbullying and Sexting): What needs to be done beyond RA 10627. What are the effective prevention and intervention programs to eliminate cyberbullying? What are the forms of cyberbullying? What is teenage sexting and teen dating violence?
Atty. Joseph Noel M. Estrada Managing Partner, EA Law, Educational Lawyer and Advocate
3:45 PM SESSION 6
Cybersecurity & Informational Privacy: Creating a Safer Online Environment for Students & Schools What are the issues and challenges on the implementation of Data Privacy Act of 2012? How do we balance the Academic Freedom of HEIs and the Students’ Right to Informational Privacy? What are the practical tips and guidelines to prevent identity theft, unauthorized access of account? How do we keep personal information secured?
Atty. Terese Ray Anne O. Aquino, LL.M. Senior Partner, EA Law
4:45 PM Open Forum
5:00 PM SYNTHESIS ADJOURNMENT/SNACKS Dr. Edizon A. Fermin Director for Innovation Development and High School Principal, Miriam College

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