9 Elements of Digital Citizenship

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9 Elements of Digital Citizenship. Laura Swearingen Bellville Independent School District 2011. What is a Digital Citizen. Mike Ribble states: "It is not enough to create rules and policy, we must teach everyone to become responsible digital citizens in this new society.". - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<p>Laura SwearingenBellville Independent School District20119 Elements of Digital Citizenship1What is a Digital CitizenBasically, a digital citizen is anyone who uses digital tools such as computers, cell phones, or the internet in their work, school or for recreation. Just like citizens of a city have to adopt rules and standards of behavior in order to live together, those of us in the digital world should do the same. - Pensacola Catholic High School</p> <p>Mike Ribble states: "It is not enough to create rules and policy, we must teach everyone to become responsible digital citizens in this new society."29 Elements ISTE StandardsDigital EtiquetteDigital CommunicationDigital LiteracyDigital AccessDigital CommerceDigital Rights and ResponsibilitiesDigital LawDigital Health and WellnessDigital SecurityIn order to stay safe, and work well in the digital world we must follow some general guidelines as outlined in these elements;3Element 1Digital AccessMaking sure that all students have equal access to digital tools like laptops, digital cameras and the InternetProviding time and equipment for students with special needsMaking students aware of locations and resources you can use off campus</p> <p>4Element 2Digital CommerceUsing computers to buy and sell items on commercial websites and auction sitesSubscribing and purchasing media using tools like iTunes5Element 3Digital CommunicationExchanging information using:emailcell phonesinstant messagingtext messagingweb pages/blogs/wikis6Element 4Digital LiteracyExchanging information using:Learning about the basics of using a computerEvaluating online resources to make sure they are truthful and accurateLearning how to find information on a specific topic on the Internet7Element 5Digital EtiquetteUsing technology in a way that doesn't affect others negativelyUsing technology only when it is appropriateRespecting others online by not posting information that is hurtful or untrue.8Element 6Digital LawUnderstanding how to use and share music, photos, and movies legallyCreating original works that are free from plagiarismRespecting the privacy of others and the integrity of networks in terms of passwords and data9Element 7Digital Rights and ResponsibilitiesFollowing Acceptable Use PoliciesUsing technology responsiblyReporting inappropriate use of technology resources10Element 8Digital Health and WellnessUsing proper hand placement and posture when keyboardingBalancing time spent using digital tools with time spent offline11Element 9Digital SecurityProtecting hardware and network security by using secure and secret passwordsProtecting personal security by not posting personal information online12The Schools ResponsibilityBy embracing technology and encouraging students to explore its various forms, educators also have a responsibility to teach students to use technology in a responsible manner. -Nine Elements Digital Citizenship an overview Dr. Mike Ribble, Ed. D. Director of Technology Manhattan-Ogden School District miker@manhattan.k12.ks.us13</p>


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