Digital Citizenship

A short guide

What is it?

The norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use

Digital Security: How do I practice it?

  • install virus protection,
  • create backups of data
  • use surge control equipment
  • update passwords

How can I be an ethical digital citizen?

  • Avoid illegally downloading and sharing copyrighted content
  • Understand that stealing or causing damage to other people's work, identity, or online property is a crime
  • Abide by Fair Use Laws
  • Only redistribute work that has a creative commons license
  • Be sure to always attribute the original author of any work you use that isn't yours

What does Digital Literacy look like?

  • proficient use in searching and processing skills
  • Skillful use of technology to learn anything at any moment
  • Ability to learn how to use new technology quickly and appropriately