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A point of view on digital citizenship essentials


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Five essential digital citizenship skills are presented together with an a approach on how to integrate these into the Australian curriculum.

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A point of view on digital citizenship essentials

  1. 1. A POINT OF VIEW ONDIGITAL CITIZENSHIP ESSENTIALS Karen Bonanno Director, KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd
  2. 2. HOUSEKEEPING� Control panel – Audio setting & question pane KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd� PowerPoint presentation will be available from � webinar­series/presentations/� Certificate of attendance > via email notification 2
  3. 3. DISCLAIMER & LIMITATIONS� Disclaimer The views and opinions are those of the presenter and are presented as general information which will require KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd further research to identify the application of the specific requirements to the participant.� KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd does NOT give permission for any capture, recording or reproduction of this webinar in any format. 3
  4. 4. MY JOURNEY � Apple II era (late 70’s) � Nokia mobile phone KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd (early 90’s) � Dial up connection (90’s) � Canon Powershot 350(mid 90’s) � Website (2002) � Web 2.0 utilities � Multiple websites, emails, domain names 4
  5. 5. BACKGROUND – DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP ESSENTIALS � Place and space where we work & play � Exponential growth rate of KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd adoption of technology & access � 1998 to 2008 household access to the Internet had more than quadrupled � 2009 31% aged 5­14 had their own mobile phone � Increase in cyber­ bullying, cyber­stalking , The Parliament of the online grooming and Commonwealth of Australia, Interim report, Joint Select sexting & the age group Committee on Cyber­Safety, experiencing this 5 June 2011
  6. 6. MELBOURNE DECLARATION ON EDUCATIONAL GOALSIdentifies skill essential for 21st century learners� Literacy KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd� Numeracy� ICT� Thinking� Creativity� Teamwork� Communication melbourne_declaration,25979.html (2008) 6
  7. 7. 5 ESSENTIALS1. Functional skills2. Communication skills KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd3. Being safe4. Digital literacy5. Collaborative skills 7
  8. 8. ESSENTIALS 1 & 2Functional skills Communication skills� Basic literacy � Respect KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd� Typing � Dignity� OHS � Integrity� IT “Engage brain “Driver’s licence” before mouth”Extra reading: New problem: "continuous partial 08/11/ten­skills­every­student­ attention” should­learn/ ‘Why Gen­Y Johnny Cant Read Nonverbal Cues An emphasis on social networking puts younger people at a face­to­face disadvantage.’ Published in The Wall Street Journal 8
  9. 9. ESSENTIALS 3 & 4Being Safe Digital literacy� Cyber­safety � Information literacy KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd� Personal rights � Critical & creative� Personal thinking responsibilities � Problem solving & solution creation “Stranger danger” � Discerning decision makers “Being accountable” The Australian Communications and Media Authority 9
  10. 10. ESSENTIAL 5Collaborative skills Digital Citizenship in� Sharing Schools – KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd� Creating� Participating digital­citizenship­in­ schools� Working with others Nine Themes of Digital Citizenship“Extension of self – rights http://www.digitalcitizen & responsibilities” html 10
  11. 11. CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS – GENERAL CAPABILITIESStudents develop ICT competence when they learn to:� Investigate with ICT: using ICT to plan and refine information searches; to locate and access different types of data and KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd information and to verify the integrity of data when investigating questions, topics or problems� Create with ICT: using ICT to generate ideas, plans, processes and products to create solutions to challenges or learning area tasks� Communicate with ICT: using ICT to communicate ideas and information with others adhering to social protocols appropriate to the communicative context (purpose, audience and technology)� Operate ICT: applying technical knowledge and skills to use ICT efficiently and to manage data and information when and as needed� Apply appropriate social and ethical protocols and practices to operate and manage ICT. 11
  12. 12. CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS – GENERAL CAPABILITIESThe capability incorporates four interrelated processes or elements that constitute critical and creative thinking:� Inquiring – identifying, exploring and clarifying information: the identification and clarification of questions and issues, and KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd following this, the gathering and processing of information, as well as the processes of adapting and transferring knowledge.� Generating and developing ideas and possibilities: investigating, organising and evaluating ideas through considering alternatives and seeking innovative solutions.� Analysing, evaluating and synthesising information: planning, evaluating and designing actions, creating solutions and drawing conclusions through logical and creative processes.� Reflecting on thinking, actions and processes: suspending judgment and reflecting on thinking processes (metacognition), procedures and products to create alternatives.­and­creative­ thinking/ConceptualStatement 12
  13. 13. CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS – EXAMPLE History KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd Curriculum/F­10 13
  14. 14. LET’S RECAPDigital Citizenship Essentials1. Functional skills KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd2. Communication skills3. Being safe4. Digital literacy5. Collaborative skills 14
  15. 15. KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd 15
  16. 16. IN CLOSING� PowerPoint presentation will be available from � /webinar­series/presentations/ KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd� Certificate of attendance > via email with a web link� Evaluation survey > via email� Future events – 2nd webinarThe Who and How of Building an iCentre (31 August)­an­icentre.htm 16