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The 9 elements of digital citizenship

The 9 elements of digital citizenship as presented in the book "Raising a Digital Child" by Mark Ribble.

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The 9 elements of digital citizenship

  1. 1. The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship<br />An Overview<br />by<br />Jim Powers<br />The eLearning Academy. Com<br />
  2. 2. Citation<br />Ribble, M. (2009). Raising a digital child. (1st ed., pp. 1-167). Washington, DC: International Society for Technology in Education.<br />Used by permission of the author.<br />
  3. 3. Digital Access<br />Full electronic participation in society<br />Persons of all ages, in all places, with all levels of abilities – physical and economic<br />
  4. 4. Digital Commerce<br />The buying and selling of goods online<br />There can be problems with:<br />Technology and Identity theft<br />Improper use of credit cards<br />Unsolicited email<br />Secure sites<br />Stay Safe Use Trusted and Secured Sites<br />
  5. 5. Digital Communication<br />The electronic exchange of information<br />Instant Messaging<br />Cell-phones<br />E-mail’s<br />Blogs<br />Facebook and all social media sites<br />Web Sites<br />
  6. 6. Digital Literacy<br />The ability to use digital technology <br />- And -<br /> Knowing when and how to use it<br />Ask Yourself these questions:<br />Do I use cell-phones, X-Box, Wi, and other game systems responsibly?<br />Do I use MP3 players in a legal and responsible mannor?<br />Do I use computers as a tool and not a toy?<br />
  7. 7. Digital Etiquette<br />The standards of conduct expected<br />- By -<br /> Other digital technology users<br />“Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you!”<br />
  8. 8. Digital Law<br />The legal rights and restrictions governing technology use<br />Just a Few Points:<br />2.Do not slander others<br />3.Do not violate copyright laws<br />4.Do not download music unless you have permission form the artist or you have paid for the music and then don’t share with others.<br />
  9. 9. Digital Rights and Responsibilities<br />The privileges and freedoms extended to all digital technology users, and the behavioral expectations that come with them.<br />1. If you inappropriate technology use – report it<br />2. Do not bully others or allow yourself to be bullied on line<br />3. Don’t say anything in an instant message you would not say face-2-face<br />What you say and post online – lives forever!<br />
  10. 10. Digital Health and Wellness<br />The elements of physical and psychological well-being related to digital technology use<br />Be aware that repetitive stress injuries, eyestrain and back problems as well as addiction to technology use can and does occur.<br />Remember to balance your life – Balance the amount of time you spend on the Internet with your other social, academic and work responsibilities<br />
  11. 11. Digital Security<br />The precautions that all technology users must take to guarantee their personal safety and the security of their network<br />Use virus protection programs and keep them up-to-date.<br />Configure firewall protection<br />Encrypt wireless routers<br />Never share personal information about yourself when you are online.<br />