Course Description

To prepare students to apply new and emerging thinking and skills that can be used to provide intelligence support as a result of methodologically researching the surface, deep, and dark web to find information of intelligence value. Students are also taught the history of the internet, social media, and internet security. Students will learn the basic procedures for setting up their computer at the browser, computer, and internet levels which includes information on how to mask their digital identities. The course provides real world examples and case studies in an exercise environment that encourages students to utilize creative and critical thinking skills. This course also includes numerous exercises and analytic tool demonstrations where real world analysis allows the student to see how their newfound skills can be applied.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction and History of Social Media

  • 2

    Module 2: Social Media Terminology

    • 2. Module 2 Intro Video

    • Module 2 Intro Video Transcript

    • 2.1 Module 2 Learning Objectives

    • 2.2 Module 2 Exercises

    • 2.3 Module 2 Summary

  • 3

    Module 3: Introduction to Social Media Analysis

    • 3.0 Module 3 Intro Video

    • Module 3 Intro Video Transcript

    • 3.1 Module 3 Learning Objectives

    • 3.2 Module 3 Exercises

    • 3.3 Module Summary

    • 3.4 Quiz

    • 3.000 Your Assessment Experience

  • 4

    Module 4: Critical Thinking Concepts for OSINT Analysis

    • 4. Module 4 Video

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    • Module 4 Intro Video Transcript

    • 4.1 Module 4 Learning Objectives

    • 4.2 Twenty Five Things you Thought Were True, but Really Aren't

    • 4.3 Module 4 Exercises Part 1

    • 4.4 Critical Thinking

    • 4.4.1 How would you solve this problem?

    • 4.4.2 Problem Solved

    • 4.4 Guide to Analytic Thinking

    • 4.4 Critical Thinking Transcript

    • 4.5 Module 4 Exercises Part 2

    • 4.6 Critical Thinking In Media

    • 4.7 Perspective: Critical Thinking Vignette

    • Critical Thinking Vignette Transcripts

    • 4.8 Module 4 Summary

  • 5

    Module 5: Advanced Critical Thinking Concepts for OSINT Analysis

    • 5. Module Video

    • 5.1 Module 5 Learning Objectives

    • 5.2 Priming

    • 5.2 Priming Transcript

    • 5.3 Anchoring

    • 5.4 Module 5 Exercises

    • 5.5 Amphiboly

    • 5.5.1 Amphiboly Continued

    • 5.6 Task

    • 5.7 Conclusions

    • 5.7 Conclusions Transricpt

    • 5.8 Module 5 Summary

  • 6

    Module 6: Contemporary Social Media

    • 6.0 Module Introduction Video

    • Module 6 Intro Video Transcript

    • 6.1 Module 6 Learning Objectives

    • 6.2 Module 6 Exercises

    • 6.3 Module 6 Summary

    • 6.4 Quiz

    • 6.000 Your Assessment Experience

    • 6.001 Your Course Experience Thus Far

  • 7

    Module 7: Digital Signature Management

    • 7.0 Module Introduction Video

    • Module 7 Into Video Transcript

    • 7.1 Module 7 Learning Objectives

    • 7.2 Module 7 Exercises

    • 7.3 Module 7 Summary

  • 8

    Module 8: Translation Services

    • 8.0 Module Introduction Video

    • 8.1 Module 8 Learning Objectives

    • 8.2 Module 8 Exercises

    • 8.3 Module 8 Summary

  • 9

    Module 9: Preparing for D2M & Social Media Analysis: Tools and Tips

  • 10

    Module 10: Discover Methods and Tools

    • 10.0 Module Introduction Video

    • 10.1 Module 10 Learning Objectives

    • 10.2 Discover Tools

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    • 10.3 Twitter Advanced Search

    • 10.3.1 Twitter Demo Video

    • 10.4 Module 10 Exercises

    • 10.5 Module 10 Summary

  • 11

    Module 11: Develop Methods and Tools

    • 11.0 Module Introduction Video

    • 11.1 Module 1 Learning Objectives

    • 11.2 Module 11 Exercises

    • 11.3 Module 11 Summary

  • 12

    Module 12: Monitor Methods and Tools

    • 12.0 Module Introduction Video

    • 12.1 Module 12 Learning Objectives

    • 12.2 Module 12 Exercises

    • 12.3 Module 12 Summary

    • 12.4 Quiz

    • 12.000 Your Assessment Experience

    • 12.5 END OF COURSE - YOUR EXPERIENCE