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What is digital Citizenship?


Digital citizenship can be described as knowing how to behave appropriately and responsibly with regard to technology use.
Nine elements within three main areas have been identified that together make up digital citizenship. These are from the book 'Digital Citizenship in Schools' by Mike Ribble and Gerald Bailey:

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Action Areas

Projects and ideas will center around the following topics of discussion. While there will be overlap, try to select the action area that best suits your interest and proposed project. Remember, as you twitter and blog, tag it ad4dcss (in twitter, tag as #ad4dcss) and you may also use subgroup tags as we set up aggregation. (see tag list below)

1. Student Learning and Academic Performance


1A: Digital Access: full electronic participation in society Tags: digital_access
1B: Digital Communication: the electronic exchange of information Tags: digital_communication
1C: Digital Literacy: the capability to use digital technology and knowing when and how to use it Tags: digital_literacy

2. Student Environment and Student Behaviour

2A: Digital Security and Safety: the precautions that all technology users must take to guarantee their personal safety and the security of their network Tags: digital_safety
2B: Digital Etiquette: the standards of conduct expected by other digital technology users Tags: netiquette
2C: Digital Rights and Responsibilities: the privileges and freedoms extended to all digital technology users, and the behavioural expectations that come with them Tags: digital_responsibilities

3. Student Life Outside the School Environment

3A:Digital Law: the legal rights and restrictions governing technology use Tags: digital_law
3B: Digital Health and Wellness: the elements of physical and psychological well-being related to digital technology use Tags: digital_wellness
3C: Digital Commerce: the buying and selling of goods online Tags: ecommerce

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