Course description

Learn to identify potential online risks and explore the knowledge and tools needed to use the internet safely.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of the course the student will: 


  • Explore "Internet language" 
  • Define and understand personal information disclosure  
  • Understand the difference between privacy vs openness 
  • Learn methods of staying safe while surfing the Internet 
  • Recognize unsafe websites 
  • Explore various social media platforms and identify potential risks, such as fake profiles and the dangers posed from fraudulent individuals   
  • Understand the concepts behind cyber bullying 
  • Develop techniques to download files safely   
  • Identify the risks of using credit cards online, online gaming, and online gambling
This course is not currently open for registration. If you have any questions, please contact us at ceregservices@mtroyal.ca.
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