Next Scholars’ Hub @ Home event looks at privacy in virtual classrooms

A virtual classroom displayed on an open laptop

For the Sept. 22 edition of the Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series, Assistant Professor Yan Shvartzshnaider in the Lassonde School of Engineering’s Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science will host a discussion titled “Privacy in virtual classrooms.”

Headshot of Yan Shvartzshnaider
Yan Shvartzshnaider

Shvartzshnaider will discuss the overall privacy implications of virtual classrooms and present recent work on conducting privacy analysis of remote learning tools that are currently being used at U.S. universities.

Brought to you by York University’s Office of Alumni Engagement, the Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series features discussions on a broad range of topics, with engaging lectures from some of York’s best and brightest minds. Students, alumni and all members of the community are invited to attend. All sessions take place at noon via Zoom.

Events are held in partnership with Vaughan Public Libraries, Markham Public Library and Aurora Public Library.

To register for the event, visit