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Digital Citizenship

  1. 1. Digital Citizenship Dan Murphy
  2. 2. What is a Digital Citizen?• A digital citizen is referred to as someone who; uses IT extensively, creates blogs, uses social networks, and/or participates in web journalism sites.• The Number of Digital Citizens is on a constant rise.
  3. 3. Digital AccessDigital access is making sure that everyone has equal access to the the appropriate technology. In a classroom, computer lab or library.
  4. 4. Digital AccessMaking sure special needs students have proper equipment.high speed access as opposed to dial up.
  5. 5. Digital CommerceDigital Commerce is the buying and selling of goods or services online.
  6. 6. Digital CommerceSome of the top examples of digital commerce are the websites Ebay and Amazon.While it is legal to buy and sell online there is a number of illegal goods and services available electronically so users need to be cautious.
  7. 7. Digital CommunicationDigital communication is self explanatory. It is the Communication between people Digitally.
  8. 8. Digital CommunicationExamples of recent popular forms of digital communicaion are Email, social networking, texting and mobile phones.
  9. 9. Digital LiteracyDigital Literacy is understanding and being able to learn technology.
  10. 10. Digital LiteracyWhile teaching students how to use basic forms of technology in school is a good start, it is also very important to be able to adapt to new technology when it comes about in their lives.
  11. 11. Digital Health and AwarenessDigital health and awareness is understanding the possible side effects technology may have on health
  12. 12. Digital Health and AwarenessPeople can get physical problems such as eye or hearing issues.People can also get psychological problems such as internet addiction
  13. 13. Digital Rights and ResponsibilitiesDigital rights and responsibilities are the privileges and rules that every user is given and must obey.
  14. 14. Digital Rights and ResponsibilitiesThese rules are made to ensure safety when using technology.These rights and responsibilities must be discussed and known in the tech world so we use technology appropriately
  15. 15. Digital SecurityDigital security is the protection of users from harm in the digital world
  16. 16. Digital SecurityJust like in any other society, the digital society has people who are threats and will vandalize the property of other users.People need to understand digital security so that they can protect themselves.
  17. 17. Digital EtiquetteDigital etiquette is the idea that people should behave appropriately when online just as in real life.
  18. 18. Digital EtiquetteThis is one of the elements that is the most difficult to control.People often feel like their comments dont have the same effect when they are in front of a monitor or talking on a phone so they are more inappropriate, but this just is not true and needs to be controlled.
  19. 19. Digital LawIf you break the digital law you could be subject to serious consiquences.
  20. 20. Digital LawSome things that break the digital law are:HackingDestroying anothers propertySpamVirusesIllegal Downloading
  21. 21. The End