Digital Citizen Project Katie Goodall Educational Technology 505
Netiquette on Social Media Sites Netiquette (network etiquette) is the social code of the internet. Internet is a network and etiquette is a social code. DoDon’t Correct your mistakesCurse Respect privacyLie Share appropriate information Disrespect Be authenticEngage in sarcasm Cite your sources!Post information that the world wouldn’t be allowed to see!
Copyright and Fair Use What is copyright? Copyright gives legal right to the creator. It allows them to be credited for their own work. It protects the creators from people using their material without permission. Fair use: the right to limited use of the material without the creator’s permission. Fair Use Rules: Print: articles, chapters or pages should can be copied and printed. This doesn’t replace materials that are already in place in the classroom. Music: Able to copy sheet music. Video: Videos must be discarded after 45 days. Photographs: One copy for each student is allowed. Poetry: Has to be less than 250 words.
Plagiarism What is plagiarism? Plagiarism is the act of taking ones work without giving the creator credit for creating the work. You can prevent plagiarizing by always including quotation marks when using someone else’s exact words. Often times, teachers are able to upload papers and assignments to websites like www.turnitin.com to see the percentage at which the paper was plagiarized. This will help teachers make a valid judgment on whether the student truly plagiarized or not.www.turnitin.com
Safety on the Internet Tips to prevent identity theft are: Guard your financial information: only provide banking information when paying for something! Keep all of your social security information confidential: don’t give your social security number to anyone unless you know who you are giving it to! Keep all personal information locked up in a safe place. Check your credit reports regularly.
Safety on the Internet Reputation Management: Remember that anything and everything you put in the internet can be seen by others! Request that incorrect information be deleted. Always report any false information!
Safety on the Internet Passwords are important to keep protected while on any shared computer, especially with bank accounts, email systems, etc. Cyber bullying is when a child is bullied by the use of technology by another child. Children should always consult parents before getting on the internet to decrease the chances of cyber bullying. Cyber stalking is when an individual uses the internet to harass or stalk another individual or group of individuals. Never use your real name as username or email address.
Virus: a computer virus is a program that spreads from one computer to another. Having a virus protection program or spyware loaded on your computer will help to prevent computer virus’. Phishing is an attempt to get information such as username or password. Look for misspelled words or bad grammar. Trojan horses are programs that say they will get rid of virus’, but don’t. Do not open anything that comes from a source you’re not aware of. A worm is a type of software that spread virus’ to other computers. Always have a security system installed. Don’t ever open e-mails you aren’t expecting! Safety on the Computer
Sources Internet Fraud. (n.d.). Retrieved from Avoiding Identity Theft website: http://www.fraud.org/tips/ internet/idtheftavoid.htm What is cyberstalking? (n.d.). Retrieved from Cyberstalking website: https://www.google.com/ search?q=what+is+cyberstalking&ie=utf-8&oe=utf- 8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Net security. (n.d.). Retrieved from About website: http://netsecurity.about.com/od/ newsandeditorial1/a/aaidenttheft.htm How to Create a Strong Password. (n.d.). Retrieved from PC Mag website: http://www.pcmag.com/ article2/0,2817,2368484,00.asp How to prevent cyberbullying? (n.d.). Retrieved from Cyberbullying website: http://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/index.html What is cyberstalking? (n.d.). Retrieved from Cyber Guard website: http://www.cyberguards.com/ CyberStalking.html Type of Virus. (n.d.). Retrieved from Type Choice website: http://antivirus- software.topchoicereviews.com/types-of-viruses.html Netiquette Rules. (n.d.). Retrieved from Social Media Netiquette website: http://www.networketiquette.net/socmed.htm