Digital Access: Technology users need to be aware of and supportelectronic access for all to create a foundation for Digital Citizenship.-Digital exclusion of any kind does not enhance the growth of users. -All people should have fair access to technology. -Places or organizations with limited connectivity need to be addressed as well.
Digital Commerce:Technology users need to understand that a large share of market economy is being done electronically. -Legitimate and legal exchanges are occurring.-The mainstream availability of Internet purchases of toys,clothing, cars, food, etc. has become commonplace to many users. -An equal amount of goods and services which are in conflict with the laws or morals of some countries are surfacing (Illegal downloading, pornography, and gambling).
EXAMPLE:Shopping for clothes, toys, etc. on theInternet.
Digital Communication:One of the significant changes within the digital revolution is a person’s ability to communicate with other people:-In the 21st century, communication options have exploded to offer a wide variety of choices (e.g., e-mail, cellular phones, instant messaging). -The options have changed everything because people are able to keep in constant communication with anyone else. -Everyone has the opportunity to communicate and collaborate with anyone from anywhere and anytime.
EXAMPLE:Online chatting with other people fromaround the world.
Digital Literacy - Although schools have done a lot in the area oftechnology infusion, the how much technology permeatesan organization, there is still a lot to be done. - With all of the modern technology privileges, newtechnological ideas are making their way into the world ofworking. - In fact, because of our technological society, peoplemust be able to learn anything, anywhere, and at any time. - Jobs with many 21st century changes & examples > Military > Medicine > Business
EXAMPLE: Computer Apps In Computer Applications classes students not only learn how to use the computer and its programs, but also how to be safe on social networking sites.
Digital Etiquette - This is basically the appropriate conduct that peopleshould have when on a specific social networking site. - Each site has its own specific digital etiquette. - This must be taught to people rather than simplyadding rules about it. - Many people may not even know what appropriateconduct should be followed when online. That is why itshould be taught
EXAMPLE: Rules of SpecificSocial Networking Sites
Digital Law This means the responsibility you have to own up toyour own actions while online. Ethical use while onlinemeans to follow the rules and unethical rules are theopposite. Stealing or causing harm to another persons work,identity, or property online is a crime. There are specificrules of society that people need to know about in an ethicalsociety. The rules apply to all people that play or workonline.
EXAMPLE: Spoofing :( Spoofing: convincing someone to give you personal information so that you can cause them harm For Example: Someone gives you their credit card number and you steal all of their money
Digital Rights & Responsibilities Those freedoms extended to everyone in a digital world.-There is a basic set of rights extended to every digital citizen. -Digital citizens have the right to privacy, free speech, etc. -Users must help define how the technology is to be used in an appropriate manner.
Example: FacebookGood: PRIVACY-Facebook has different privacy settingswhich allows users to have a right to theprivacy they want.
Example:Bad: FREE SPEECH-Because citizens are allowed free speech.they can say whatever they want which canlead to cyber bullying.- Letting people say whatever they want canreally hurt people in many ways.
Digital Health & WellnessPhysical and psychological well-being in a digitaltechnology world. -With the new technological eye safety, repetitive stresssyndrome, and sound ergonomic practices have becomeissues. -With physical issues there are also psychological issueslike Internet addiction. -Digital Citizenship includes technology users to betaught how to protect themselves through education andtraining.
Example: Email Stress -Email is constant stress for everyone. They cant catchup because of constant emails from stores, buisnesses, andpeople. -Emails also cause stress from people having multipleemails for multiple things. -This stresses people out and makes people feel like theyare letting people down. That can then lead to depressionfrom letting people feel like they are hurting somebody ordoing something wrong.
Digital Securityelectronic precautions to guarantee safety. -In any society, there are individuals who steal, deface,or disrupt other people. The same is true for the digitalcommunity. -We need to have virus protection, backups of data, andsurge control of our equipment.-As responsible citizens, we must protect our informationfrom outside forces that might cause disruption or harm.
Example: Norton-Norton is a virus protection software.-This is extremely important.-Viruses can hack information and ruin yourcomputer.