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Censorship--China: From the Inside

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Title:

Censorship--China: From the Inside

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/2609ff49-96ee-44be-a984-7dcef078da8b/censorship-china-from-the-inside/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

Media censorship in China is complex, with few hard and fast rules. Although in recent decades the rules on reporting entertainment and lifestyle news have relaxed, political reporting is still very controlled. This informational material can be used during a lesson on discussing digital globalization and internet censorship.  

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
14) Discuss digital globalization and Internet censorship.

Examples: Software that scans a website for posts about potential threats; a person's ability to order a product directly from a manufacturer in another part of the world; a student in Africa can take an online math course created in the United States; web-hosting company prevents posting of content.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • discuss digital globalization.
  • discuss internet censorship.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • digital globalization
  • internet censorship
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • most information posted on the internet can be viewed by most of the world.
  • some countries and companies limit access to information.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify positives and negatives of digital globalization.
  • identify positives and negatives of internet censorship.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • most information posted on the internet can be viewed by most of the world.
  • some countries and companies limit access to information.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
18) Define censorship.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • define censorship.
  • identify occasions, both positive and negative, in which censorship was applied.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • censorship
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • that censorship is the suppression or prohibition of data for any reason.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify censorship in practice.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • censorship can be used for safety measures and as a control tactic.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 7
19) Discuss the benefits and limitations of censorship.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify benefits to and limitations caused by censorship of data and information.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • censorship
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • institutions and businesses sometimes choose to limit data available to users.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • share benefits and limitations caused by censorship of information.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • information is altered when data is censored.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 8
13) Evaluate the impact of digital globalization on public perception and ways Internet censorship can affect free and equitable access to information.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • evaluate the effects of internet censorship and global digitalization on the global society.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • digital globalization
  • Internet censorship
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • at one time, trades and goods were limited to mostly advanced economies; with changes in digital globalization, services and data are more readily available to all economies not affected by censorship.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify positive and negative implications of digital globalization and internet censorship.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • digital globalization has provided opportunities to countries less advanced than some larger countries.
  • internet censorship occurs locally and abroad.
Tags: censorship, China
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Author: Stephanie Carver