EDUC 550 Case Three Assignment
Digital Security & Safety
The increase in digital devices and online sources of social media have increased the amount of cyber bullying and online predators. In order to be a responsible digital citizen we must be careful with the amount of personal information we post on the internet, and who we allow access to that information. Firewalls and virus protection are crucial to ensuring ones safety when using digital devices.
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Facebook and Twitter are the most popular means of socializing with friends and family and people from across the world.
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Digital entertainment includes being able to watch movies and videos online, read magazines, books, and search both local and global news.
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Digital Health & Wellness
Health and wellness information, training programs, nutrition and fitness tracking are easier than ever to do thanks to new apps that are available for various devices.
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"Online purchasing is rapidly becoming the norm" (Ribble et al., 2004) resulting in both small and large business owners are able to thrive and grow through online shopping, such as eBay, Amazon, Etsy etc...
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Digital Law & Government
Through online sources and forums, such as sumofus.com, the public is able to contribute to new government policies, and can put their input in to making their community a better place.
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Many online sources have been developed to help further learning and education, for instance Rosetta Stone, a program designed to teach language.
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Digital etiquette is an informal set of rules and manners that one abides by when on the internet.
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