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1 A Guide to Digital Citizenship

2 Netiquette on social media sites
A network- several computers that communicate and work together. Etiquette – social code or behavior based on standards of contemporary and social expectations. Netiquette- (network etiquette) the social standard of the internet, based on behavior and standards on the internet.

3 Netiquette Do’s and Dont’s
Treat others like you want to be treated. Do remember that once it is on the internet it is there for ever. Do be brief Do your research before you post Do respect others and their opinion Don’ts Don’t verbally abuse others Use foul language Don’t take it personally

4 Copyright and fair use Copyright- the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, or distribute the matter and form of something (as a literary, musical, or artistic work. Fair use- a legal doctrine that portions of copyrighted materials may be used without permission of the copyright owner provided the use is fair and reasonable, does not substantially impair the value of the materials, and does not curtail the profits reasonably expected by the owner What’s the difference? A copyright must be obtained ,whereas fair use is spontaneous and used solely for educational purposes.

5 Copyright Rules Must be spontaneous Must have educational value
List of what can be printed One chapter from a book Video- single copy, 3 minutes, 10% of the whole, whichever is less Music- single copy for teacher and up to 10% on composition. Poetry- single copy 250 words or less, no more than two pages Photos- single copy for a teacher, and no more than five images of one artist/ photographer in one program or printing and not more than 10% to 15% of an artists published work

6 Plagiarism How to Avoid it Ways for teachers to detect it…
to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own to use (another's production) without crediting the source to commit literary theft to present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source How to Avoid it Cite sources Making the audience aware of where you received the information Ways for teachers to detect it… Use programs like Turnitin, iThenticate, or Write Check These are all programs designed to promote authenticity of material

7 Internet safety tips Prevent identity theft by: To protect passwords
keeping as much personal information off of the internet as possible installing antivirus, firewall software protection on your computer only use secure sites To protect passwords Do not use the same password, Use “safer” passwords with numbers, lower case and uppercase letters Change your password at least once a year Do not share or reveal passwords to anyone Protect your reputation: once you have posted it online it is there for anyone to see and forever. If you would not say it or do it in public don’t put it online

8 Internet safety tips Cyberbullying: verbally abusing a person online for whatever reason What to do about cyberbullies Tell an adult Tell the person to stop Contact authorities and internet service provider Save all communication for possible proof later on Cyberstalking: usually done by an adult (unlike cyberbullying) What to do Save communications unaltered Contact authorities then ISP and keep a record

9 Computer safety Keep your computer safe from hackers and identity thieves by watching out for the following: Phishing- when a person pretends to be a company through to steal personal information, and passwords from people. Viruses- a program that replicates itself after it has entered your computer Trojan horse- a malicious program that is designed to look like a benign program to infiltrate your computer Worms- are programs that bury themselves inside your computer that spread through

10 references Cyberbullying / Stalking & Harassment . (n.d.). Welcome to WiredSafety. Retrieved January 31, 2012, from egory&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=371 Dictionary and Thesaurus - Merriam-Webster Online. (n.d.). Dictionary and Thesaurus - Merriam-Webster Online. Retrieved January 30, 2012, from (n.d.). Retrieved January 30, 2012, from The Rules of Netiquette. (n.d.). Netiquette. Retrieved January 30, 2012, from

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