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CyberWellness: Youths Online (Teaching Package)


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Hwa Chong Institution.
Joel Tan Zhuo Yi
Ngo Wei Jun
Clifford Goh Teck Guang
Phua Zai Wei
Projects Day 2008 (Service Learning)

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CyberWellness: Youths Online (Teaching Package)

  1. 4. Before we start…… <ul><li>Just a few questions that we hope you will answer truthfully (in your heart): </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever been addicted to your computer (literally) before? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Never </li></ul><ul><li>B. Well…just once? </li></ul><ul><li>C. I’m a veteran already! </li></ul><ul><li>D. At this point in time you are still thinking about your precious computer at home. Don’t bluff I know you’re doing that right now.  </li></ul>
  2. 5. More questions…… <ul><li>Have your grades ever dropped due to addiction to the cyberworld? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Never </li></ul><ul><li>B. Well, just once? (again) </li></ul><ul><li>C. It’s a daily affair </li></ul><ul><li>D. You don’t even care about what we are saying right now </li></ul>
  3. 6. Last question…… <ul><li>How did YOU get addicted to the cyberworld? </li></ul><ul><li>A. Why ask this? It’s irrelevant to me! </li></ul><ul><li>B. Peer pressure, just needed to be “IN” </li></ul><ul><li>C. Absence of parents at home to discipline you perhaps? </li></ul><ul><li>D. You’re a devoted adventurer, willing to give everything a try </li></ul>
  4. 7. What exactly is Cyber Wellness? <ul><li>The safe and responsible use of the Computer and its many features. </li></ul><ul><li>Which Includes: All information and communication technology devices, including mobile phones, digital cameras, and webcams. </li></ul>
  5. 8. Approaching Cyber Wellness
  6. 9. Approaching Cyber Wellness
  7. 10. So ask yourselves?
  8. 11. Well, let us be fair.
  9. 12. Balancing out the benefits.
  10. 13. What are we here for?
  11. 14. <ul><li>The Categories: </li></ul>Dangers of the Internet
  12. 15. <ul><li>The Categories: </li></ul>Dangers of the Internet
  13. 16. Gaming (Addiction)
  14. 17. Why and how do you get addicted?
  15. 18. Chatting Online <ul><li>MSN? </li></ul><ul><li>Forums? </li></ul><ul><li>Chat rooms? </li></ul><ul><li>Games (Online) </li></ul>90% Strangers
  16. 19. Identity (Are they really who they are?) PrettyGal2008 Hello! I am a 16 year old girl who studies fashion, everyone calls me pretty! xD
  17. 20. Be Careful! (Safety and Privacy) <ul><li>Never tell a stranger your personal information or details </li></ul><ul><li>Do not agree if strangers ask you out for a meet-up </li></ul><ul><li>If a stranger harasses you, always remember to stay calm, tell your parents or report the case to the police. </li></ul>
  18. 21. Blogging <ul><li>Most of you, especially girls, like to keep blogs. </li></ul><ul><li>But amongst your enjoyment in posting your posts on blogger or live journal, keep in mind that what ever you say gives others a chance to attack and even take you to court. </li></ul>
  19. 22. Blogging <ul><li>No Racists Comments! </li></ul><ul><li>No words to be used to criticize others! </li></ul><ul><li>Do not post pictures or personal details about others without their approval! </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber Bullying is a CRIME! </li></ul>
  20. 23. Scams <ul><li>Does not really apply to the younger generation, but still, its better to learn now than to teach a old dog new tricks! </li></ul><ul><li>Tips: </li></ul><ul><li>Never Believe advertisements which claims that you are a “Winner!” </li></ul><ul><li>Never Click on Bogus Pop-Ups. </li></ul><ul><li>If its too good to be true, than it must be a fraud! </li></ul>
  21. 24. Health! <ul><li>Rest your eyes after every 1 hour of using the computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a good posture while using the computer and maintain a good distance betweens your eyes and the screen. </li></ul>30 cm
  22. 25. Health! <ul><li>Exercise: Do short exercises like turning your wrists and stretching your head while using the computer. OR Head to the outdoors for sports! </li></ul><ul><li>Obviously, only try to incorporate the short exercises only if you are using the computer productively. </li></ul>
  23. 26. Dangers!