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Internet safety for the Internet Naïve…

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  • For the Internet Naïve…
    Internet Safety
  • Potential Pitfall #1
    Accessing sites with inappropriate materials
  • You viewed what?
    The internet is full of easy to access information of all types…
    … and the bad.
    the good…
  • You viewed what?
    Only search using trusted search engines and make sure that a link scanner is installed to identify harmful links. Learn how to use the AVG Link Scanner.
    View this internet safety lesson.
  • Potential Pitfall #2
    Safety and privacy issues for students
  • You told who what?
    Rule Number 1: Nothing online is private
    Never give out personal information online
    Never post personal pictures you want to keep private.
    Never say anything online that you don’t want to be made public
  • Potential Pitfall #3
    Fraud on the Internet
  • You gave you password to who?
    If it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is
    Only purchase things from a trusted source with proper site security
    Read more
  • Potential Pitfall #4
    Computer virus and hacking
  • You opened what?
    Always keep your antivirus software up-to-date
    Never open an e-mail attachment or hyperlink unless you are expecting it
    Only download programs from trusted sites, such as
  • Potential Pitfall #5
    Copyright and plagiarism issues
  • You got this information from where?
    It is illegal to copy and use anything online unless you have permission from the copyright holder
    View for more information
  • You got this information from where?
    Plagiarism reaches all levels. Read this recent news article about Germany’s defense minister.
    View this slide show for more information on plagiarism.
  • You got this information from where?
    To find images that you can freely use, visit either or
  • References
    Roblyer, M. D., & Doering, A. H. (2009). Integrating educational technology into teaching (5th ed.). Allyn & Bacon.  
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