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Presentation to C@P Youth

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  1. 1. <ul><li>Digital citizenship is defined </li></ul><ul><li>as the norms of appropriate, </li></ul><ul><li>responsible behavior </li></ul><ul><li>with regard to technology use. </li></ul>Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship – an overview
  2. 2. <ul><li>Digital Access </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Law </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Rights and Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Health and Wellness </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Security </li></ul>Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship
  3. 3. full electronic participation in society
  4. 4. <ul><li>Do all Canadians have access to technology? </li></ul><ul><li>Do Canadians have access to technology at home or in their community? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open computer labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After school/work access in libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>High speed access as opposed to dial- up. </li></ul>Digital Access Definition: Full electronic participation in society.
  5. 5. $$ buying and selling online $$ EBAY iTunes Amazon
  6. 6. <ul><li>Online purchasing has become an important factor in Canadian lives. </li></ul><ul><li>More Canadians are shopping online, with sales in 2007 rising to $12.8 billion. </li></ul><ul><li>Do they buy online understanding the potential risks? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Scams, identity theft, viruses, spyware… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Protecting Privacy (credit card info, bank numbers, or personal data to insecure sites.) </li></ul></ul>Digital Commerce Definition: The buying and selling of goods online.
  7. 7. electronic exchange of information
  8. 8. <ul><li>Texting has become the preferred method of communication, how does this change interpersonal communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phones can be a major distraction in class but some phones allow access to applications and Internet access that could improve learning. </li></ul><ul><li>How do we teach communication methods in a digital society? </li></ul>Digital Communication definition: the electronic exchange of information
  9. 9. knowing when and how to use tech
  10. 10. <ul><li>Technology infused learning is becoming common place; however, teaching how to use technology appropriately has not kept pace. </li></ul><ul><li>Instruction on inappropriate and appropriate use has to be taught as well as the technology itself. </li></ul>Digital Literacy Definition: The capability to use digital technology and knowing when and how to use it.
  11. 11. Learning Right from Wrong in the Digital Age Understanding appropriate and inappropriate uses of technology
  12. 12. <ul><li>Demonstrate proper digital etiquette…. understand the subtle and not so subtle rules when using technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Know how your use of technology effects others. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand that what is said in text or on a social networking site might be seen (and misunderstood) by others. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know when and how to use handheld devices whether their in school, work, or in public settings. </li></ul></ul>Digital Etiquette Definition: The standard of conduct expected by other digital technology users.
  13. 13. Legal rights and restrictions governing technology use
  14. 14. <ul><li>Are you using technology the way that it was intended or are you infringing on the rights of others? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you know Copyright procedures in your workplace or school or in general? </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using file sharing sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pirating software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subverting Digital Rights Management (DRM) tech. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hacking into systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stealing someone’s identity </li></ul></ul>Digital Law The legal rights and restrictions governing technology use.
  15. 15. <ul><li>Privileges and freedoms </li></ul><ul><li>extended to all digital technology users, and the behavioral expectations that come with them </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Do you have a clear understanding of the behavior that is required from you? </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acceptable use policies, terms of use. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using online material ethically, citing sources and requesting permission. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reporting cyberbullies, threats and other inappropriate use. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google – adheres to basic good-citizenship tenets such as “do no harm” </li></ul></ul>Rights and Responsibilities The privileges and freedoms extended to all digital technology users, and the behavioral expectations that come with them.
  17. 17. <ul><li>The elements of physical and psychological well-being related to digital technology use </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carpel Tunnel Syndrome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eyestrain, poor posture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet addiction </li></ul></ul>Digital Health and Wellness The elements of physical and psychological well-being related to digital technology use.
  19. 19. <ul><li>The precautions that all technology users </li></ul><ul><li>must take to guarantee their personal safety </li></ul><ul><li>and the security of their network </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Learn how to protect your data. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Virus protection software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Firewalls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password- protecting, not sharing, changing, different passwords for different interactions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Https sites </li></ul></ul>Digital Security The precautions that all technology users must take to guarantee their personal safety of their network.
  21. 21. <ul><li>Protecting hardware and network security </li></ul><ul><li>Protecting personal security, identity theft, phishing, online stalking. </li></ul><ul><li>Protecting school security: hackers, viruses </li></ul><ul><li>Protecting community security: terrorist threats </li></ul>Digital Security Issues
  22. 22. By embracing technology and encouraging C@P Users to explore its various forms, we also have a responsibility to demonstrate how to use technology in a responsible manner.
  23. 23. iSafe Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens Nancy E. Willard istockphoto