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Unit outline

  1. Learning objectives
  2. Unit 3 outline
  3. Video: How to investigate digital footprints
  4. Video: Assessing provenance
  5. Video: How to research digital footprints
  6. Video: Website registration
  7. Video case study: How tools come together
  8. Video case study: Finding Dylann Roof
  9. Group task: Running verification tests
  10. Assessment: Examining the ‘who’
  11. Unit 3 reading list
  12. Unit 3 toolbox