Day 168

Lesson Objectives

  • Understand the concept of online ethics as it applies to four key areas.
  • Define digital citizenship and identify their online responsibilities.
  • Explore online ethics by analyzing a mock social networking page.

Assignment DCU1.5

  1. Make a copy of this Google Document, rename it Ethical Individual-(Your Initials), and move it into your Lesson 1 folder.
  2. Think of someone you believe is very ethical.  This can be a family member, a friend, or a public figure that you do not know personally.  Use information about this person to answer the questions within the document.

Assignment DCU1.6

  1. Obtain your assigned group from your teacher.
  2. There are four topics that are key to online ethics.  With your group members, you will explore one of these four topics below:
    • Privacy:  Respecting the privacy of others online
    • Self-Expression and Identity:  Presenting yourself in an honest and genuine way in the online world
    • Connected Culture:  Treating others in a kind and respectful manner, and avoiding cyberbullying
    • Respecting Creative Work:  Giving credit to others and/or asking their permission when you use their work as part of your own
  3. Make a copy of this Google Document, rename it Jeff’s Profile-(Your Initials), and move it into your Lesson 1 folder.
  4. Your job will be to analyze the fictional profile showcased in the document within your assigned topic.  You will need to think about the online ethics involved with the postings shown.  Record your discussion findings within the allotted portions of the document.

Assignment DCU1.7

  1. After completing the assigned tasks in Lesson 1 above, share your Lesson 1 folder with your teacher.  Your folder should have the following files in it:
    • Simile
    • PSM
    • Reflections
    • Ethical Individual
    • Jeff’s Profile

Lesson 1 Quiz-DCU

Complete the Lesson 1 Quiz for the Digital Citizenship Unit.