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Documenting and Collaborating on Your Digital Enquiry

In this module, you’ll explore how to collect and document your research process and findings with care. You’ll also find out how to set up a Digital Enquirer team and tips for collaborating safely.

  • Lesson 1

    Evaluate Your Unique Safety Situation

    Assess your unique safety situation and develop your personal plan.

  • Lesson 2

    Set Up Your Digital Enquirer Team

    Establish and take care of your team while understanding how “risk is inherited”.

  • Lesson 3

    Select Your Collaborative Tools

    Learn how to balance security and usability in the apps and tools you use.

  • Lesson 4

    Start Your Documentation

    Discover documentation best practices like what to keep track of and what to keep private.

  • Lesson 5

    Document with Care

    Understand how to keep your teammates, your sources, and yourself safe when documenting your findings.

  • Lesson 6

    Put It All Together

    Take a short quiz and test your teamwork and documentation skills.

  • Resource Center

    Digital Enquirer Kit

    • Guidebook: This is a how-to guide to equip educators, community leaders, and civil society organizations with tips on using and adapting the resource to train Digital Enquirers in their own local community.
    • Video: Best practices to reduce harms in projects: This session will address risk mitigation strategies to safeguard the wellbeing of individuals and groups while implementing a project. It will address different forms of vulnerabilities that could be exploited or amplified during online interactions during workshops, group work or outreach.
    • Video: Safeguarding whistleblowers: A session both on how to stay safe when leaking information if you're a would-be whistleblower, and how to protect your sources if you're the one receiving leaked information.

    Exposing the Invisible: The Kit


    Collaboration Platforms:

    Therapy and psycho-social support:

    Encryption information:

    Collaborative Tools:

    Cloud services: 

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