Presentation on theme: "Lindsey Cunningham Education and Technology. What is Digital Citizenship? Digital Citizenship is the principle of teaching appropriate and responsible."— Presentation transcript:
What is Digital Citizenship? Digital Citizenship is the principle of teaching appropriate and responsible behavior for technology use. Elements of Digital Citizenship Access – full electronic participation in society Commerce – electronic buying and selling of goods Communication – electronic exchange of information Literacy – the process of teaching and learning about technology Etiquette – electronic standards of conduct or procedure Law – electronic responsibility for actions and deeds Rights & Responsibilities – freedoms extended to everyone in a digital world Health & Wellness – physical and psychological well-being in a digital world Security – electronic precautions to guarantee safety
The Do’s and Don’ts of Online Communication=Netiquette Rules of Netiquette: 1. Remember the Human 2. Adhere to the same standards of behavior online that you follow in real life 3. Know where you are in cyberspace 4. Respect other people’s time and communication 5. Make yourself look good online 6. Share expert knowledge 7. Help keep flame wars under control 8. Respect other people’s privacy 9. Don’t abuse your power 10. Be forgiving of other people’s mistakes
Copyright & Fair Use What is Copyright? Copyright is the ability for an author or creator to control how their work is used. What is Fair Use? Fair use is a legal concept that allows the reproduction of copyrighted material for certain purposes without obtaining permission and without paying a fee.
Copyright & Fair Use What Does Copyright Protect? 1. The right to make copies of the work. 2. The right to sell or otherwise distribute copies of the work. 3. The right to prepare new works based on the protected work. 4. The right to perform the protected work in public. Materials (cited) that can be used under fair use: 1. Chapter from a book 2. Article from a periodical or newspaper 3. Short story, essay, or poem 4. Charts, graphs, diagrams, cartoon or picture drawings 5. Music 6. Broadcast programs
Copyright & Fair Use Tips for Teacher and Students Guidelines for Students: When producing projects, students may use portions of copyrighted work. Guidelines for Teachers: Teachers may use portions of copyrighted material for teaching purposes.
Plagiarism Definition: The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own. Types of Plagiarism: Intentional Unintentional
Ways to Prevent Plagiarism Educate students on why plagiarism occurs! Educate students on the different types of plagiarism! Educate students on plagiarism prevention techniques!
General Safety Tips for the Web 1. Take Security Measures 2. Proceed with Caution 3. Beware of E-mail 4. Social Network Safety 5. Child Safety 6. Heavy Consideration of Passwords 7. Lock Your Computer 8. Protect Your Wireless Network 9. Protect Against Identity Theft 10. Set Safety Guidelines for Your Family
Safety Tips for Children on the Web Keep personal information private (name, address, phone number) Avoid chat rooms Avoid opening e-mails from people you do not know Tell your parents of any uncomfortable e-mails or messages. Do not believe everything that people tell you Avoid buying or trading merchandise without parent’s permission.
Safety Tips for Teenagers on the Web Keep personal information private (name, address, phone number) Avoid chat rooms Avoid opening e-mails from people you do not know Tell your parents of any uncomfortable e-mails or messages. Do not believe everything that people tell you Avoid buying or trading merchandise without parent’s permission. Avoid sending your picture to someone you do not know Ignore obscene material
References (2011, January 28) Copyright and Fair Use in the UMUC Online or Face- to-Face Classroom. Retrieved from http://www.UMUC.edu/library/copy.shtml http://www.UMUC.edu/library/copy.shtml (2011, June 30) Netiquette Home Page. Retrieved from http://www.albion.com/netiquette http://www.albion.com/netiquette (2011, June 30) A Teacher’s Guide to Fair Use and Copyright. Retrieved from http://home.earthlink.net/~cnew/research.htmhttp://home.earthlink.net/~cnew/research.htm (2011, June 30) Educational Tips on Plagiarism Prevention. Retrieved from http:///www.plagiarism.orghttp:///www.plagiarism.org (2011, June 30) Think Before You Post!!! Know the Dangers. Retrieved from http://www.qcc.mass.edu/safetyhttp://www.qcc.mass.edu/safety (2011, June 30) Web Safety Tips: Online Tips for You and Your Family. Retrieved from http://www.websafetytips.comhttp://www.websafetytips.com