Debunking Digital Myths: Online Tracking

Have you ever noticed advertisements being tailored to your previous searches? Well, this is no coincidence. This interactive session outlines the issues of website tracking and online privacy, and how these concepts continue to evolve with the advent of new technology and applications. Participants are provided with basic information on how cookies work, why their online activity may be being tracked and by whom, as well as strategies for maintaining privacy online. Register here.

Tech Express is a series of lunchtime, informal sessions on learning technologies at UBC and the projects they support. Faculty, staff and students are invited to these introductory sessions. This ongoing series is BYOLL: Bring your own lunch and your laptop. Brought to you by the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology.