SCHOOL DISTRICT OF CLAY COUNTY TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK OVERVIEW 1. SDCC provides opportunity for students to expand learning. 2. Opportunity = 3. Goal of school Internet a. Resource sharing b. Accessing outside information c. Research d. Encouraging technological innovation e. Worldwide communication•Question: Compared to other schools around the country andthe world, what do you think our school would be like if we didnot have access to the Internet? 3
INTERNET RESOURCES4. Students will have access to: a. Worldwide electronic mail communication. b. Global information and news. c. Public domain and shareware computer software. d. Educational discussion groups. e. Access to many university libraries and other libraries. 4
INTERNET WARNING5. Some materials on the Internet are not of educational value while at school.6. This material may not be suitable for students.7. The instructor will monitor student use of the Internet to prevent students from accessing unsuitable material. 5
USER GUIDELINES8. Internet access is through an association of government, regional & state networks.9. School district wants the network to be used in a , efficient, ethical and legal manner.10. Operation of Internet relies on proper conduct of the users. 6
USER GUIDELINES Continued11. If you violate, your account will be terminated.12. Serious violations may result in school disciplinary action or legal action.13. A signature indicates that the user has read and understands. 7
Acceptable Use14. Internet use must support education and research.15. Users are encouraged to take advantage of the network’s functions: a. electronic mail b. conferences c. bulletin boards d. databases e. access to the Internet 8
Privileges16. Use of Internet = privilege17. Inappropriate use = no privilege Question: Why do you think using the Internet at school is a privilege? 9
“Netiquette”18. Abide by the rules of network etiquette.19. Be polite.20. Do not use vulgar or obscene language.21. Do not reveal your address or phone number or those of others.22. Electronic mail is not guaranteed to be private.23. Do not disrupt the network, the data, or other users. 10
24. Unacceptable Uses of Networka. Violating student or staff rights to privacy.b. Using the Internet without application of common sense.c. Using profanity, obscenity, or other language which may be offensive to another user.d. Sending or accessing pornographic text and/or graphics.e. Unauthorized games.f. Sending or receiving copyrighted materials.g. Reporting personal communications without the author’s prior consent. Question: What could happen to a person, whose private information such as a name, address and phone number, 11 given out over the Internet without their permission?
Unacceptable Uses of Network Continuedh. Using for commercial activities, product advertisement, or financial gain.i. Knowingly transmitting viruses.j. Spam.k. Chain letters.l. Unauthorized solicitations for goods and services.m. Posting personal views .n. Unauthorized streaming video or music – this ties up the bandwidth & slows down the network. Question: What would happen to the school Internet if a virus was sent in to infect the system? 12
Warranties25. SDCC makes no warranties.26. SDCC will not be responsible for damages or loss of data.27. SDCC will not be responsible for the accuracy or quality of information obtain on network.28. Inappropriate Internet sites should be reported to teacher immediately. 13
Security29. Security is a high priority.30. Do not show or identify the problem to others.31. Do not use another individual’s account.32. Attempts to log on as another user will result in cancellation of your privileges.33. Security risk users will be denied network access. 14
Vandalism34. Vandalism = privileges cancellation and/or disciplinary action.35. Vandalism is a malicious attempt to harm or destroy data of another user, Internet, or other networks.36. Includes creation or uploading computer viruses on the Internet or host site.37. Degrading or disrupting system performance is a crime under state and federal law. 15
Sponsors38. Teachers are to make sure students: a. Know how to use the Internet correctly & b. Know what happens if they don’t! 16
Let’s ReviewWhat is the main purpose and goal of having a schoolInternet?Why are there so many rules and guidelines for using theschool Internet?What are some benefits of having Internet and network rules?Why do you have your own personal user account when youlog onto the school Internet?What are some benefits of having your own user account forlogging onto the school Internet?What happens to the school Internet when you down loadunauthorized streaming videos and music? 17
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