Digital Citizenship

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Digital Citizenship by Mind Map: Digital Citizenship

1. Digital Communication

1.1. electronic communication

1.2. one of the most significant use of the internet

1.3. people can keep in constant communication with others online

1.4. Digital Communication is basically the electronic way to exchange information

1.5. People can communicate digitally by email and mobile phones

1.6. In the past, electronic communication was very limited. Today's forms of communication have expanded widely throughout the world. We have such reliable and fast internet communication techniques that we are now able to keep in constant communication with people anywhere in the world.

2. Digital Commerce

2.1. Digital commerce refers to the advertising, trade etc. that occurs online.

2.2. Many people buy and sell on the internet.

2.3. Purchase of tickets, clothing, food, etc. online has become the norm.

2.4. Today's share market is online.

2.5. Advertising is a major part of internet commerce.

3. Digital Literacy

3.1. teaching and learning about technology and its uses

3.2. we need to know how to digital literacy and how to learn in a digital society

3.3. as new programs and updates are made, we need to learn how to use them and be able to adapt quickly

3.4. different forms of technology are rapidly increasing (eg. videoconferencing, online sharing spaces such as wikis)

3.5. people in many occupations need immediate information

3.6. requires sophisticated searching and processing skills/information literacy

4. Digital Law

4.1. electronic responsibility and rules of society applying to everyone who works or plays online

4.2. digital etiquette deals with the ethics of technology within a society

4.3. stealing or causing damage to other people’s work, identity, or property online is a crime

4.4. hacking into information, downloading illegal music, plagiarizing, creating destructive worms, viruses or creating Trojan Horses, sending spam, or stealing anyone’s identify or property is unethical

4.5. Digital Law is defined as the electronic responsibility for actions

4.6. Students should be responsible, ethical and legal while using the internet

5. Digital Etiquette

5.1. electronic standards of conduct or procedure

5.2. appropriate conduct

5.3. we must teach everyone to become responsible digital citizens in the digital society

5.4. its a basic set of rules that you should follow order to make the internet better for others, and better for you.

5.5. It’s just as important to treat people with courtesy and respect online as it is in real life.

5.6. Treat others on the internet as you would like to be treated

6. Digital access

6.1. full electronic participation in society

6.2. keeping your passwords safe and personal

6.3. how much you are able to access the internet and other

6.4. exclusion from sites

6.5. everyone should have the same level of access to sites

6.6. equal ability for people in different countries and societies to access digital technology.

7. Digital Health and Wellness

7.1. physical and psychological well-being in a digital/technologic world

7.2. Physical Issues: eye safety, repetitive stress syndrome, and sound ergonomic practices, possible back pains from incorrect posture while using computers in particular, etc.

7.3. Psychological Issues: internet addiction, (other psychological issues such as depression or abuse from social networking sites are indirectly related to use of technology)

7.4. culture where technology users are taught how to protect themselves through education and training

7.5. Digital Health & Wellness is keeping teenagers away from danger of physical and psychological harm.

7.6. Many problems can be contributed to electronic devices.

8. Digital Security

8.1. self-protection and electronic precautions to guarantee safety

8.2. in every society, people steal, disrupt and harm others, even if trusted

8.3. just as we use locks, we need to have some form of digital protection eg. virus protection, data backups, etc

8.4. Protect school security: hackers, viruses

8.5. New node

8.6. Protect personal security

9. Digital Rights and Responsibilities

9.1. Digital Rights and Responsibilities refer to the freedom extended to everyone in a digital world and the basic responsibilities of all citizens of the digital community.

9.2. A basic set of rights exists which is extended to every digital citizen in the world. These include the right to privacy, free speech and other such things. However, rights always come hand in hand with responsibility.

9.3. Basic digital rights must be addressed, discussed, and understood in the digital world

9.4. Users must help define how the technology is to be used in an appropriate manner

9.5. In a digital society these two areas must work together for everyone to be productive

9.6. All digital citizens must use online material ethically, report cyber bullies and threats etc.