UnderstandingDigital Citizenship      Dr. Alec Couros  Middle Years Conference         April 2011
#myc11   bit.ly/myc11
internet ʻsafetyʼ
offensive content
What Is Considered Offensive?
1966
1971
1991
1996
2006
How is the Web Different?
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“Pornography makes up 37% ofthe total content of the Internet.ʼ”           =
cyber predators
“Posting personal information online does not, by itself, appear to be a   particularly risky behaviour.ʼ”
“Posting personal information online does not, by itself, appear to be a   particularly risky behaviour.ʼ”         “Social...
Sexual predation is a concern ...existed before the Internet, but is    overblown by the media.
Sexual predation is a concern ...existed before the Internet, but is    overblown by the media.       Bullying & harrassme...
hate, racism, violence
“Some of the comments on           Youtube make you weep for the            future of humanity, just for the             s...
CONTROL                  FEARPREDICTABILITY             VULNERABILITY
BYOC
digital citizenship
“Digital citizenship isnʼt just about   recognizing and dealing with onlinehazards. Itʼs about building safe spaces &   co...
media literacy
Info. Literacy ≠ Media Literacy
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/07/24/obama-in-berlin-video-of_n_114771.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/07/24/obama-in-berlin-video-of_n_114771.html
Easily Copied
Easily Copied   Instantly Shared
Easily Copied   Instantly SharedEasily Edited
Easily Copied     Instantly SharedEasily Edited   Viewable by Millions
PRIVATE   by DEFAULTPUBLIC    with EFFORT
PUBLIC    by DEFAULTPRIVATE   with EFFORT
network literacy
Network Literacies                  •   “Understanding how                      networks work is one of                   ...
There are those who ʻgetʼ it ...
Howard Rheingold                   http://www.anduro.com/calgary-mayor-race.html
Justin Bieber
Amanda Hocking
Maria Aragon
and those who donʼt ...
“parents spotted Facebook  comments she wrote describingstudents as ʻgerm bagsʼ and parents     as ʻsnobbyʼ and arrogant.”
“Cisco just offered me a job!Now I have to weigh the utility  of a fatty paycheck againstthe daily commute and hating     ...
digital identity
37% of Canadian parents  share sonograms online                           84% of Canadian toddlers                        ...
kids start youngDigital Footprint
choices are madeDigital Footprint
schools also contribute
strategies ...
awareness
http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/3356252350/
tools
personas
distributed identity
portfolios
Owning a domain name isabout claiming your pieceof the internet. You’re nolonger renting, you’re ahome owner.             ...
Best Job in the World
On Digital Video                     •   “Ten years ago, not one student in                         a hundred, nay, one in...
conclusion
digital citizenship
digital citizenship
digital identity
digital identity
Visitors vs. Residents
Understanding When  & How to Share                     http://www.flickr.com/photos/dolmansaxlil/4802611949/
Understanding When& How to To Be Private                         http://www.flickr.com/photos/dolmansaxlil/4802611949/
Creating & Sharing   With Others                     http://www.flickr.com/photos/dolmansaxlil/4802611949/
Understanding How to Navigate Our World                       http://www.flowtown.com/blog/the-2010-social-networking-map
“Iʼve had a lot of people come up to me and say ʻI know not to say bad things. Ithink before I say somethingʼ. And thatʼs ...
web: couros.ca  twitter: courosa  google: couroscouros@gmail.com
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
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Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
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Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
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Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
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Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
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Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
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Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
Understanding Digital Citizenship - Middle Years Conference
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  1. 1. UnderstandingDigital Citizenship Dr. Alec Couros Middle Years Conference April 2011
  2. 2. #myc11 bit.ly/myc11
  3. 3. internet ʻsafetyʼ
  4. 4. offensive content
  5. 5. What Is Considered Offensive?
  6. 6. 1966
  7. 7. 1971
  8. 8. 1991
  9. 9. 1996
  10. 10. 2006
  11. 11. How is the Web Different?
  12. 12. =
  13. 13. =
  14. 14. “Pornography makes up 37% ofthe total content of the Internet.ʼ” =
  15. 15. cyber predators
  16. 16. “Posting personal information online does not, by itself, appear to be a particularly risky behaviour.ʼ”
  17. 17. “Posting personal information online does not, by itself, appear to be a particularly risky behaviour.ʼ” “Social networking sites ... do not appear to have increased risk of victimization by online molestors.ʼ”
  18. 18. Sexual predation is a concern ...existed before the Internet, but is overblown by the media.
  19. 19. Sexual predation is a concern ...existed before the Internet, but is overblown by the media. Bullying & harrassment are the most frequent threats faced by minors both online and offline.
  20. 20. hate, racism, violence
  21. 21. “Some of the comments on Youtube make you weep for the future of humanity, just for the spelling alone, never mind the obscenity and naked hatred.”@leverus (Lev Grossman)
  22. 22. CONTROL FEARPREDICTABILITY VULNERABILITY
  23. 23. BYOC
  24. 24. digital citizenship
  25. 25. “Digital citizenship isnʼt just about recognizing and dealing with onlinehazards. Itʼs about building safe spaces & communities, understanding how tomanage personal information, and about being Internet savvy - using your onlinepresence to grow & shape your world in asafe, creative way, and inspiring others to do the same.” (Digizen)
  26. 26. media literacy
  27. 27. Info. Literacy ≠ Media Literacy
  28. 28. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/07/24/obama-in-berlin-video-of_n_114771.html
  29. 29. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/07/24/obama-in-berlin-video-of_n_114771.html
  30. 30. Easily Copied
  31. 31. Easily Copied Instantly Shared
  32. 32. Easily Copied Instantly SharedEasily Edited
  33. 33. Easily Copied Instantly SharedEasily Edited Viewable by Millions
  34. 34. PRIVATE by DEFAULTPUBLIC with EFFORT
  35. 35. PUBLIC by DEFAULTPRIVATE with EFFORT
  36. 36. network literacy
  37. 37. Network Literacies • “Understanding how networks work is one of the most important literacies of the 21st century.” (2010)@hrheingold
  38. 38. There are those who ʻgetʼ it ...
  39. 39. Howard Rheingold http://www.anduro.com/calgary-mayor-race.html
  40. 40. Justin Bieber
  41. 41. Amanda Hocking
  42. 42. Maria Aragon
  43. 43. and those who donʼt ...
  44. 44. “parents spotted Facebook comments she wrote describingstudents as ʻgerm bagsʼ and parents as ʻsnobbyʼ and arrogant.”
  45. 45. “Cisco just offered me a job!Now I have to weigh the utility of a fatty paycheck againstthe daily commute and hating the work.”
  46. 46. digital identity
  47. 47. 37% of Canadian parents share sonograms online 84% of Canadian toddlers have an online identityDigital Footprint
  48. 48. kids start youngDigital Footprint
  49. 49. choices are madeDigital Footprint
  50. 50. schools also contribute
  51. 51. strategies ...
  52. 52. awareness
  53. 53. http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/3356252350/
  54. 54. tools
  55. 55. personas
  56. 56. distributed identity
  57. 57. portfolios
  58. 58. Owning a domain name isabout claiming your pieceof the internet. You’re nolonger renting, you’re ahome owner. http://www.flickr.com/photos/35723943@N00/2379057597/
  59. 59. Best Job in the World
  60. 60. On Digital Video • “Ten years ago, not one student in a hundred, nay, one in a thousand, could have produced videos like this. It’s a whole new skill, a vital and important skill, and one utterly necessary not simply from the perspective of creating but also of comprehending videoStephen Downes communication today.
  61. 61. conclusion
  62. 62. digital citizenship
  63. 63. digital citizenship
  64. 64. digital identity
  65. 65. digital identity
  66. 66. Visitors vs. Residents
  67. 67. Understanding When & How to Share http://www.flickr.com/photos/dolmansaxlil/4802611949/
  68. 68. Understanding When& How to To Be Private http://www.flickr.com/photos/dolmansaxlil/4802611949/
  69. 69. Creating & Sharing With Others http://www.flickr.com/photos/dolmansaxlil/4802611949/
  70. 70. Understanding How to Navigate Our World http://www.flowtown.com/blog/the-2010-social-networking-map
  71. 71. “Iʼve had a lot of people come up to me and say ʻI know not to say bad things. Ithink before I say somethingʼ. And thatʼs amazing because [they] actually are being affected by my video
  72. 72. web: couros.ca twitter: courosa google: couroscouros@gmail.com

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