Week 3: Patient support and advocacy:
Please watch those lectures and answer those questions:
Extra information for digital health tracking plan (Rerecording video Lecter 3)
– first: Discuss the following questions: 100 words
-What impact has Web 2.0 had on the lives of people living with serious, chronic illnesses? 50 words
-How might sites like Patients Like Me differ from blogs, Facebook groups and Instagram #’s? 50 words
– Second: In your groups, have a go at discussing the following questions without referring to google. Do feel free to check answers online once you have posted: 50 words
-What is science?
-How is scientific knowledge produced?
-How does something shift from being an idea or theory to being a fact?
Third: in your groups, discuss the following:
-We rely on technologies developed through scientific research in everyday life (e.g., computers, cell phones, cars) – but to what extent do you think daily life is informed by science in both the general population and your own living?
You might consider: 50 words
Values and beliefs
Judging right from wrong
– Forth: It seems reasonably clear that anti-science groups have used Web 2.0 more effectively than pro-science groups.
Moreover, algorithms appear to have promoted their material effectively
Now moves are occurring to adapt algorithms in social media to make harmful groups (such as anti-vaccination groups) harder to find.
Discuss with your group the following: To what extent are attempts to control the messages of these groups on social media an infringement of freedom of expression (a fundamental human right)?