For part of our culminating project was to come up with a mantra to represent our definition of Digital Citizenship. Using Ribble’s groupings, my mantra is “Respect, Protect, Connect”. I like this as it addresses all aspects of digital citizenship. Advertisements
Over the past five weeks I have been learning about different aspects of digital citizenship. Overall, I feel like I grew in my depth of knowledge regarding digital citizenship. I was already familiar with Ribble’s Nine Elements but enjoyed diving deeper into the topics. One of my weakest aspects in regards to digital citizenship was,… Continue reading Reflection on Digital Citizenship
This week we have focused on Cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is defined as “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices” (Hinduja & Patchin, 2015). In a society where most people have access to some form of social media via their cell phone, cyberbullying has reached a new level.… Continue reading The Costs of Cyberbullying
This week we focused on Copyright Law and the implications it has in the classroom. In all honesty, it became a bit overwhelming. There are a plethora of rules and laws that monitor and regulate intellectual property. I believe that there needs to be a clearer focus in schools to teach the rules of copyright… Continue reading Copyright…whew!!
After Google-ing myself this week and reflecting on my digital footprint it got me thinking. How much privacy do we really have? And do we really care? After reading a bit more, I think privacy on the Internet does not truly exist unless extreme measures are taken. Social media is perhaps the number one culprit… Continue reading Can we really expect privacy on the Internet?