What is Netiquette?• a term created to describe proper etiquette on the Internet• a system of rules and conventions for social and professional behavior• these rules are basically the dos and don’ts of online communication.
What is Netiquette?• it is network etiquette -- that is, the etiquette of cyberspace• "etiquette" means "the forms required by good breeding or prescribed by authority to be required in social or official life."• is a set of rules for behaving properly online
Rule # 1Remember the Golden Rule: Do unto others as youd have others do unto you.- whatever you post or say online can be read by other human being like you. You are not communicating and socializing with robots -
Rule # 2 THINK: Think, Think again, and Think onemore time. Think as many times as you can BEFORE you type or post anything. - Ask yourself: "Would I say that to their face?" or "Would I say that in front of my parents?" -
Rule # 3 If something upsets you, wait at least 24 hours before responding.- We can no longer take back our words once we posted it. Anger can really fuel the bad side of us. They say you can count to 10before responding or count to 100 if you are really mad -
Rule # 4 Choose your words very, very carefully.- Words can be easily misinterpreted. It can be taken as offensive even though you didnot really mean to. People who are reading your statements might have differentmeanings aside from what you really want to convey -
Rule # 5 Respect begets Respect.- Respect does not initially come from others but from our self. Self-respect is a key in showing that we are capable of respecting and we deserve to be respected -
Rule # 6 Be an Educated Netizen. - participating in online forums and discussions (usually non-formal ones) is not an excuse to use proper spelling, grammar and other things that we learn even inelementary English and out native language -
Rule # 6 Top 3 things you need to remember:• Check your spelling.• Use the correct grammar.• Use the proper case.
Rule # 7Be yourself and join the cyber world with the values you have in real life. - Let us always remember that we say and doare reflection of our values in life. Whether inthe cyber or real world, we have to remember to always choose what is both good and right based on the principles that we believe in -
Activity 1You will be given a piece of paper that has two columns: “Un-nethical” and “What Should Be Done”. Write any violation of the netiquette rules that you have committed (if none, someone else’s that you might have observed) on the “Un-nethical” column. On the other column, write what you promise to do about it (or how the misbehavior should be changed). You will be given 3 minutes to write. After writing, some of you will be asked to share what you have written.
What is Cyberbullying?• Online harassment, more often called cyberbullying, is a serious problem.• Cyberbullying is any harassment that occurs via the Internet.• Vicious forum posts, name calling in chat rooms, posting fake profiles on web sites, and mean or cruel email messages are all ways of cyberbullying.
Example of Cyberbullying Thru social networking sites:
Why do people cyberbully?• Revenge• Resentment• To Exert Authority• Boredom• Anger• Frustration• By accident or non-malicious intent
Effects of Cyberbullying• Anxiety• Depression• Low self-esteem or lack of confidence• Poor performance at school• Loneliness & unhappiness• Lack of sleep and other stress-related disorders• In some rare but highly publicized cases, some kids have turned to suicide.
What can we do to prevent it? 1) Never respond to bullying and harassing comments. This takes away power from the cyberbully.
What can we do to prevent it? 2) Show consideration to others online. Respect others’ feelings and be polite when communicating with others.
What can we do to prevent it? 3) Change passwords frequently and set privacy settings. This will make your online accounts and profile more secure.
What can we do to prevent it? 4) Value your privacy. Do not just give out any personal information to someone whom you do not know personally or someone you do not trust.
What can we do to prevent it? 5) Be cautious with photos that you post or send. Pictures can come back to haunt you or can be used to track your location.
What can we do to prevent it? 6) Never pass along messages that have to do with cyber bullying. It’s best to delete cyber bullying messages about someone else and to stop it in its tracks! It is wrong, do not participate and be part of it.
What can we do to prevent it? 7) Never be afraid to tell. Inform your guardian about what is happening. Whether you are being cyberbullied or a friend of yours.
Activity 2 You will be grouped into 5 and will be given 5-10 minutes to come up with your own advocacy skit against cyberbullying. You willthen be asked to present in front of the class.