Digital Citizenship Perspectives

Mind Map outlining some of the possible perspectives on Digital Citizenship

Potential for Cyberbullying increases with access to the internet; if children are not educated in Internet etiquette and navigation there are ample opportunities for damage to be done

(2012). #trashtalk. Retrieved on Jan 23 2014 from http://www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20121221/KAMLOO...

Security and matters of Privacy become questions for digital citizens; who can see and access your information and for what purposes?

Maxkabak. (2014). Retrieved on Jan 23 2014 from http://en.kioskea.net/faq/32137-backup-your-important-documents-online-digital-safe

Couch Surfing Forums are an example of the new communication possibilities between people all over the world; members help each other and network. A sense of community is forged as people from all over the world collaborate and share they areas of expertise

(2010). Couch Surfing. Retrieved on Jan 23 2014 from http://aztecpressonline.com/2010/03/couchsurfing-org/

Freedom of Expression? How free is it really? Who gets to be heard? Questions of accessibility?

(2013). Google- Champion of Freedom of Speech. Retrieved on Jan 23 2014 from http://www.digitaltrends.com/international/united-...

Opportunities for creativity and innovation that didn't exist before!

(2013). Retrieved on Jan 23 2014 from http://www.lsauer.com/2013/05/the-best-online-regu...

New ways of expression are brought to light that provide the possibility of amplifying our concepts of understanding

Brendan. (2014). Retrieved on Jan 23 2014 from http://www.smosh.com/smosh-pit/photos/most-creative-uses-emojis

Accessibility based upon Socio-Economic status can determine WHO's voice is being heard

(2014). Google Map. Retrieved on Jan 23 2014 from https://maps.google.ca/maps?q=ethics+online&ie=UTF...

The potential to share and communicate is limitless; people are able to access each other and extend their knowledge

Calgary Scientific. (2012). Retrieved on Jan 23 2014 from http://info.calgaryscientific.com/blog/bid/191265/...

Ted Talk by Salman Khan about using videos to restructure education to meet the needs of students of this 21st century

Khan, Salma. (2011). Let's use video to reinvent education. Retrieved on Jan 24 2014 from http://www.ted.com/talks/salman_khan_let_s_use_vid...

Quick access to multiple perspectives makes current events relevant to all "Global Citizens". For example September 11th was an event shared with the entire world in real time

AAP Video. (2011). September 11, 2001. Live TV Coverage Montage. Retrieved on Jan 24 2014 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HcX3iffQcI

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