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Digital Citizenship The Basics (Rev 1 09)


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  • 1. Digital Citizenship The Basics
  • 2. Citizenship
    • Definition :
    • the character of an individual viewed as a member of society; behavior in terms of the duties, obligations, and functions of a citizen: an award for good citizenship (
  • 3. Digital Citizenship
    • Definition:
    • The norms of behavior with regard to technology use (Ribble and Bailey)
  • 4. Digital Citizenship Themes: A starting point for identifying and analyzing appropriate technology behavior
    • 1. Etiquette
      • Electronic standards of conduct
    • 2. Communication
      • Electronic exchange of information
    • 3. Literacy
      • The process of teaching and learning about technology and its uses
    • 4. Access
      • Full electronic participation in society
    • 5. Commerce
      • Electronic buying and selling of goods
    • 6. Law
      • Electronic responsibility for your actions and deeds
    • 7. Rights & Responsibility
      • Freedoms extended to everyone in the digital world
    • 8. Health & Wellness
      • Physical and psychological well-being in a digital world
    • 9. Security
      • Electronic precautions to guarantee safety
  • 5. Nine Themes Questions to Answer
    • Etiquette
    • Discuss appropriate ways to use your cell phone. Use examples from real life.
    • Communication
    • List three different digital/technological communications options and when best to use them. Use examples from real life.
  • 6. Nine Themes Questions to Answer
    • Literacy
    • Discuss two reasons learning about technology is important. Use at least one example from real life.
    • Access
    • Discuss why everyone should have access to technology.
  • 7. Nine Themes Questions to Answer
    • Commerce
    • Discuss one positive AND one negative thing about conducting business with technology. Use examples from real life.
    • Law
    • Find one item in the news about someone breaking the law using technology. Read it. Summarize it. Include the link to the item.
  • 8. Nine Themes Questions to Answer
    • Rights & Responsibilities
    • What are three basic rights of people in the digital world? Describe how you have exercised two of those rights.
    • Health & Wellness
    • What are two physical ailments typical in a digital world? What is a psychological one? Discuss real life examples of these.
  • 9. Nine Themes Questions to Answer
    • Security
    • In terms of safety, how is the digital world just like the one we live in? What are two specific things we do in the digital world to keep ourselves safe? What do you do (personally) to keep yourself safe in the digital world?