What is Digital Citizenship?“Digital Citizenship is about usingtechnology appropriately, and not misusing or abusing technology” -http://educationaltechnology.ca
Nine Themes of Digital Citizenship • digital etiquette • digital communication • digital literacy • digital commerce • digital law • digital rights and responsibilities • digital health and wellness • digital security (self protection)
This project addresses:• Netiquette• Copyright and Fair Use• Plagiarism• Safety on the internet• Safety on your computer
Digital Ettiquette or “Netiquette” - set of rules on how to behave online
The Core Rules of Netiquette: Dos Dont Lie Sharing is caring Dont Hate Correct mistakes No cursing Share accurate info. No disrespect Everything in moderation Respect privacy Show Love Don’ts
According to the Merriam-WebsterOnline Dictionary, to "plagiarize" means:• to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as ones own• to use (anothers production) without crediting the source• to commit literary theft• to present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source.
How can I avoid Plagarism?• Don’t turn in someone elses work as your own• Don’t copy words or ideas from someone else without giving credit• Don’t forget to put a quotation in quotation marks• Don’t give incorrect information about where the quotation came from• Don’t copy so many words or ideas from a source that it makes up the majority of your work, whether you give credit or not
Remember… If the site is copyrighted, you need torequest permission from the owners of the website.It there is no clear copyright listed, besure to reference the site with the URL
Technology Tools to help stop Plagiarism: Turnitin.com MyDropBox.com
Safety on the Internet includes: • Identity Theft• Reputation management • Passwords • Cyberbullying • Cyberstalking
Identity Theft When your personal information is stolen andthen that person pretends to be you.
Reputation ManagementWhen a individual or a business is continuously monitored in hopes to create positive commentary and dispute the negative.
Passwords • Dont leave your passwords lying around• Dont reveal your passwords to others • Never give your password out in an email • Dont use the default password • Change reset passwords
CyberbullyingRefers to bullying on the internet – social networking sites, emails and texts Remember… • If its something that is going to hurt someone’s feelings, don’t do it. • Don’t fight back. • Tell an adult. • What you say online could stay there forever.
CyberstalkingRefers to using the Internet or any other electronic device to harass an individual, a group, or an organization. This includes: • Making false accusations. • Making threats. • Stealing someone’s identity. • Causing harm to someone’s data or computer equipment.
Safety on your computer includes: • Viruses • Phishing • Trojan horses • Worms
Viruses A computer virus is a type of computer program that duplicates itself and can infect and damage a computer without the person knowing.Sometimes, when the computer gets a virus it can cause the computer to “act up” and may cause the computer to be slow, or even crash. Many important documents can be lost.
PhishingPhishing happens through e-mails and instant messages. Phishing guides computer users to enter their information on a fake website that looks just like the real website. Types of Phishing: • Whaling • Clone Phishing • Spear Phishing
Trojan Horses can:• Retrieve passwords or credit card information • Install damaging software • Download or upload files on anyone’s computer • Delete files • Watch the computer users screen • Crash the computer
Worms A computer worm is a damagingcomputer program that duplicates itself in order to spread to other computers through the computer network.Some worms have been created with good intentions.
Ways to keep your computer safe: Make sure that your computer has an antivirus program installed.Never download anything off the internet without a parent’s permission.
ReferencesDoering, A. H., & Roblyer, M. D. (2010). Integrating educational technology into teaching. (5 ed., pp. 217-222). Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc.http://www.wikipedia.org/http://www.surfnetparents.comwww.brainpop.comhttp://networketiquette.net/http://fairuse.stanford.eduhttp://www.educationworld.comhttp://www.plagiarism.org/http://learn-the-ropes.wikispaces.com/Digital+Citizenshiphttp://educationaltechnology.ca
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