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1 Digital Citizenship: By: Forrest D. Jones
Netiquette, Copyright and Fair Use, Plagiarism, Safety on the Web, and Safety on your computer By: Forrest D. Jones

2 Netiquette What do you think it means?

3 Netiquette “etiquette governing communication on the Internet” Netiquette

4 Netiquette is the etiquette of the internet
Netiquette is the etiquette of the internet. It consist of a few rules for proper internet usage. Netiquette

5 Always remember there is a person on the other end of the connection.
Do not steal, act immorally, or unethically. Do not waste others resources. Make all posts relevant, meaningful, and to the point. Polish your presentation, post a quality product. Do not post unfounded , untrue, or hurtful information. Post what you know: share meaningful information, especially in your area of expertise. Respect others, Always! Remember, what you post stays there forever! (Ross, 2011) Rules of Netiquette

6 (Starlile, 2011)
Netiquette Video Link

7 What is it? Copyright & Fair Use

8 the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, or distribute the matter and form of something (as a literary, musical, or artistic work) Copyright

9 Under what circumstances can someone use copyrighted materials
Under what circumstances can someone use copyrighted materials. Section 107 of the Copyright Law states that the purpose, the nature of the work, the portion of the work, and the value of the work must all be taken into account when determining if fair use of a work has been met. (Copyright and Fair Use, 2011) Fair Use

10 Fair use is assessed on a case by case basis
Fair use is assessed on a case by case basis. Is the material used for educational purposes, how much of the work is the copied material, will the rest of the work stand without the material, is the value of the material changed, and what was the intent behind the usage of the material. (Copyright and Fair Use, 2011) Fair Use

11 References and Citations
It is important to cite the source of all works used to obtain information. It is also important to obtain permission for use of copyrighted materials. Always give others credit for their work, it is the law. (Roblyer, 2010) References and Citations

12 “to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source” Plagiarism

13 Plagiarism is a crime! It can cost you your money and your professional life! Use specialized plagiarism detection sites such as to detect possible problems with works that you will publish.(Roblyer, 2010) Plagiarism

14 Internet and Computer Safety
You should always practice safe surfing! Web safety is no joke. Internet and Computer Safety

15 The Federal Bureau of Investigation has a special division devoted to web safety. They have posted several key rules for web safety. The rules are as follows. Internet Safety

16 Software limiting tools such as filters, firewalls, parent controls, and computer protection programs should be used. Internet dangers and inappropriate practices should be explained. Never post personal information such as phone numbers , or social security numbers. Never arrange face to face meetings with cyber friends. Notify an appropriate individual in the event you receive inappropriate materials. Never respond to negative, sexual, or violent posts. Never believe everything you are told online (U.S. Department of Justice: Federal Bureau of Investigation) Safety on the Internet

17 Computer Safety Rules For Safe Computing
Place computers in a public area. Have a quality security program such as AVG, Norton, or MacAfee. Keep it updated and run it daily. Use parental controls and site filtering tools. Bookmark sites appropriate for use. Do not open unknown s. Do not download from unknown sites with invalid security certificates. Monitor all usage through the history and web monitoring programs. Do not store any passwords or personal information on your computer. Teach Acceptable computing. (Dowshen, 2008) Computer Safety


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