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Digital citizenship

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Digital citizenship

  1. 1. DigitalCitizenship<br />Aubrey Horton<br />Spring 2011<br />
  2. 2. What is Digital Citizenship?<br />process that helps people understand what technology users should know about using the internet and other sources of technology appropriate<br />
  3. 3. 9 Elements<br />Digital access<br />full electronic participation in society, meaning that users need to be aware of and support electronic access<br />Digital commerce<br />electronic buying and selling of goods, making sure that users understand the share of the market economy being electronic<br />Digital communication<br />exchange of information, which helps a person’s ability to communicate with other people all around the world <br />
  4. 4. Digital literacy <br />process of teaching and learning about technology and the use of the technology itself <br />Digital etiquette <br />electronic standards of procedure, helping people recognize inappropriate behavior and teaching them the proper way<br />Digital law <br />responsibility for peoples own actions and deeds<br />Digital rights and responsibilities <br />freedoms extended to everyone in the digital world, for example right to privacy, free speech etc<br />
  5. 5. Digital health and wellness<br />physical and psychological well being in the digital technology world<br />Users must be taught the dangers as well as the advantages of technology<br /> Digital security <br />precautions to guarantee safety against the other technology users<br />
  6. 6. Teaching in the classroom<br />These steps will help guide students and teachers when using digital technologies. <br />The first step in the learning cycle is awareness which is self explanatory. <br />The next step is understanding and consists of the ability to grasp the uses of technology that are considered appropriate or inappropriate.<br />The third step of action deals with using technology in the most appropriate way with the information provided meaning using technology to its fullest potential in the classroom.<br /> The last step being deliberation deals with thinking about technology and how it was used and then determining if it was used appropriately<br />
  7. 7. The third step of action deals with using technology in the most appropriate way with the information provided meaning using technology to its fullest potential in the classroom.<br />The last step being deliberation deals with thinking about technology and how it was used and then determining if it was used appropriately<br />
  8. 8. Importance of Teaching Digital Citizenship<br />more than just teaching safety but teaching appropriate behavior on the internet<br />"Often we invoke the word "citizenship" in terms of our rights - our rights to privacy and to free speech, for example. But citizenship is also about responsibilities - responsibilities to maintain, to protect, and to enhance the community in which we live" (Watters, A.)<br />
  9. 9. Tips<br />Once something is out there, it lasts forever so one needs to be careful with what one posts<br />Kids are always creators meaning kids are the future and are always posting blogs, pictures, videos, etc<br />Everything happens in an anonymous audience and environment<br />Information out there cannot be controlled and can be copied, changed, or shared with a click of a button<br />Teens feel that they can get away with unacceptable behavior but what they don’t understand is that there are consequences even if they are not immediate ones<br />
  10. 10. Here are some examples of different technology uses<br />
  11. 11. Bibliography<br />Ribble, M. (2011). Home Page. Retrieved January 31, 2011, from Digital Citizenship Using Technology Appropriately: http://www.digitalcitizenship.net/<br />Ribble, M. (2011). Nine Elements. Retrieved January 31, 2011, from Digital Citzenship Using Technology Appropriately: http://www.digitalcitizenship.net/Nine_Elements.html<br />Common Sense Media Inc. 2011, Retrieved January 30, 2011 from http://www.commonsensemedia.org/digital-citizenship<br />Ribble, M., Bailey, G. & Ross, T. (2004, September). Digital citizenship: Addressingappropriate technology behavior. Learning & Leading with Technology. Retrieved January 30, 2011 http://euclidnets.wikispaces.com/file/view/DCReflect.pdf<br />http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/the_importance_of_teaching_digital_citizenship.php<br />http://techliberation.com/2010/02/09/digital-citizenship-media-literacy-child-safety/<br />

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