Digital Citizenship & Netiquette


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An introduction to digital citizenship for 7th and 8th graders, with a focus on netiquette.

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Digital Citizenship & Netiquette

  1. Digital Citizenship & Netiquette<br />By Steve Katz<br />
  2. Citizenship<br />the character of an individual viewed as a member of society; behavior in terms of the duties, obligations, and functions of a citizen: an award for good citizenship. <br /><br />
  3. Digital Citizenship<br />Appropriate and responsible behavior with technology use<br />
  4. 9 Elements<br />Etiquette<br />Communication<br />Literacy<br />Access<br />Commerce<br />Law<br />Rights & Responsibilities<br />Health & Wellness<br />Security (Protection)<br />
  5. Etiquette<br />conventional requirements as to social behavior; proprieties of conduct as established in any class or community or for any occasion.<br /><br />
  6. Netiquette<br />Appropriate behavior and conduct while using the internet and other digital tools.<br />
  7. Netiquette<br />Start with common sense<br />Be courteous<br />Use the “Golden Rule”<br />Think before you post<br />Refrain from “flaming”<br />
  8. Other Guidelines<br />Don’t use sarcasm<br />Attach files others can open <br />Keep those files small<br />Share photos online instead of in email<br />Use “BCC”<br />Fill in the subject on emails<br />
  9. Other Guidelines<br />Don’t tag people in photos who don’t want to be tagged<br />Don’t write about others’ private business<br />
  10. Password Tips<br />Don’t give out your passwords to friends<br />Have more than one <br />Don’t make it obvious<br />Easy to remember<br />Make it a sentence<br />Don’t use your nickname<br />
  11. Digital Dossier<br /><br />
  12. Parents<br />Do your parents know what you are doing online?<br />They should<br />They can provide wisdom & guidance<br />
  13. What you do online…<br />…effects your life off line<br />
  14. Credits<br />