Spotlight on Education: A Speakers Series

Event Start DateThursday, November 17, 2011
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium
Event Start Time4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sameer Hinduja, associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and co-director of the Cyberbullying Research Center

Cyberbullying, Safe Social Networking and Sexting: What Educators Need to Know and Do

Dr. Sameer Hinduja works nationally and internationally with the public and private sector to reduce online victimization and its real-world consequences. Dr. Hinduja’s presentation will address youth Internet use and misuse in great detail, with a specific emphasis on prevention and response strategies that can be immediately implemented within the school or home. Attendees will intensively understand the school's responsibility in addressing cyberbullying, learn about foundational court cases which inform the ways they respond, become aware of the best practices in dealing with these issues. Strategies and solutions will be discussed to allow for input and Q&A from the audience. Attendees will leave equipped with an increased ability to promote safe and responsible participation in cyberspace among the youth.

Event Schedule

4 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Registration and Cocktail Reception

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Speaker Presentation/Audience Presentation

A fee is involved. Please visit the Spotlight on Education website for registration details.  



ContactHeather Gibb | heatherg@sandiego.edu | (619) 260-4637
Web Addresswww.sandiego.edu/soles/centers/elda/spotlight