Dark Patterns: A Privacy Training Course provides awareness about how to recognize and avoid “dark patterns,” which are user interfaces that trick or manipulate users. Increasingly, there is a consumer backlash against dark patterns, and many privacy laws are starting to restrict them. In this course, Professor Daniel J. Solove uses an engaging comic book style and copious examples to make his advice constructive and memorable. This is a very fun course that will educate engineers, designers, and anyone involved in the creation of websites, apps, products, or services involving communication and interaction with users.
The course is about 15 minutes long and has 4 quiz questions.
- Learn about what dark patterns are how to recognize them
- Understand why certain dark patterns create problems for users
- Learn why certain dark patterns are restricted by the law
- Learn how to correct and avoid dark pattern
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About TeachPrivacy and Our Training Philosophy
TeachPrivacy was founded by Professor Daniel J. Solove, the leading expert on privacy and data security law. He is deeply involved in the creation of all training programs because he believes that training works best when made by subject-matter experts and by people with extensive teaching experience.
According to Professor Solove: “Great training isn’t about slickness or tricks. It is about teaching. The goal is to make people understand, care, and remember. Great training is made with genuine passion – to make people love training, it must be made with love. Excellent substance is essential. The material must be explained clearly, understandably, and concretely. The content must be short and to the point – and it must be engaging. Slickness and gimmicks can’t compensate for lackluster substance.”
TeachPrivacy provides privacy awareness training, information security awareness training, phishing training, HIPAA training, FERPA training, PCI training, as well as training on many other privacy and security topics.
Professor Solove is a law professor at George Washington University Law School. He has taught privacy law every year since 2000, has published 10 books and more than 50 articles, including the leading textbook on information privacy law and a short guidebook on the subject. His LinkedIn blog has more than 1 million followers. Click here for more information about Professor Solove.