Digital Citizenship

by Kazim Cicek

Digital Citizenship Definition

Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use. 1. Digital Access: full electronic participation in society. Technology users need to be aware that not everyone has the same opportunities when it comes to technology.


Definition retrieved from

www.digitalcitizenship.net/Nine_Elements.html


The picture retrieved from

http://www.sophia.org/tutorials/nine-elements-of-digital-citizenship

USING TECHNOLOGY GIVES YOU POWER BUT...

Here Are Some Shocking Facts

  • 59% of high school students admitted cheating on a test during the last year. 34% self-reported doing it more than two times.
  • One out of three high school students admitted that they used the Internet to plagiarize an assignment
See more at

http://www.plagiarism.org/resources/facts-and-stats/

Picture retrieved from

http://www4.ncsu.edu/~brad_m/plagiarism.html

How to cheat on any test

Technology helps even to the "Cheaters"!

Above video is just one way.

50 more listed on the below website:

http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2012/09/50-ways-technology-can-help-you-cheat/

BOTTOM LINE

Technology is a powerful tool and it must be used responsibly. Today, one of the biggest tasks of the school is to teach Digital Citizenship responsibilities to the students.

We must be aware of the above mentioned dangerous potential as educators in order to be able to teach the appropriate use of technology and the digital citizenship responsibilities.