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Rhondda Powling

Young People, Ethics, and the New Digital Media | The MIT Press - 4 views

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    "The authors argue that five key issues are at stake in the new media: identity, privacy, ownership and authorship, credibility, and participation. Drawing on evidence from informant interviews, emerging scholarship on new media, and theoretical insights from psychology, sociology, political science, and cultural studies, the report explores the ways in which youth may be redefining these concepts as they engage with new digital media."
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    "The authors argue that five key issues are at stake in the new media: identity, privacy, ownership and authorship, credibility, and participation. Drawing on evidence from informant interviews, emerging scholarship on new media, and theoretical insights from psychology, sociology, political science, and cultural studies, the report explores the ways in which youth may be redefining these concepts as they engage with new digital media."
Anne Bubnic

Social Networks Getting Slightly Less Social: Study - 5 views

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    Users of online social network sites such as Facebook are increasingly editing their pages and tightening their privacy settings as they seek to protect their reputations in the age of digital sharing, a Pew Research Center survey said on Friday.
Anne Bubnic

FOSI 2011 Conference Highlights [Video] - 2 views

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    Highlights from FOSI's (Family Online Safety Institute) 2011 Annual Conference in Washington, DC.
Anne Bubnic

Kids, Privacy and Online Drama [Video] - 6 views

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    FOSI and Microsoft discussion of the latest research of danah boyd, Alice Marwick and Amanda Lenhart.
Anne Bubnic

Cyberbullying Is a Serious Problem, but Is It an Epidemic? - 3 views

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    While there is increased awareness of the dangers of bullying and rightful concern over suicide, the percentage of youth who report being physically bullied actually decreased between 2003 and 2008 from 22% to 15%, according to a peer reviewed study published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine.
Noelle Kreider

Web Credibility Presentation - Tasks - 16 views

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    tasks that teach students how to assess credibility of online information
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    Noelle,
    did you create these forms and doc? If so, would you be willing to share the backside spreadsheets to view, so that I could make a copy of them? Thanks
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    No, I did not create these. They were shared by Google's Education Trainer, Dan Russell, at a training I attended. You can access his presentation and other resources at https://sites.google.com/site/gwebsearcheducation/
Anne Bubnic

New Research Study to Examine Teens' Online Behavior - 4 views

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    The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) and the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project have agreed to conduct a research project aimed at understanding teenagers' behavior online. The research will examine how this behavior ties to digital citizenship - the behaviors, expectations and skills teens have around interacting with others in digital spaces. The research is jointly funded by the Pew Internet Project and Cable in the Classroom. The study will begin in November 2010 and results are expected in November 2011.
Anne Bubnic

Teens and Mobile Phones: Exploring safety issues - 2 views

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    In this talk, presented at the Family Online Safety Institute's annual conference (Nov 2010), senior research specialist Amanda Lenhart discussed Pew Internet data about how teens use mobile phones and the potential safety issues associated with them. The presentation was based on the April 2010 study by PEW on Teens and Mobile Phones. See: http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Teens-and-Mobile-Phones.aspx
Anne Bubnic

Go Figure [FOSI Online Safety Video] - 4 views

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    Facts and Figures about Online Safety from FOSI, the Family Online Safety Institute. (Presented at their annual conference, Nov 2010).
Anne Bubnic

The Kids are Alright [Study of Privacy Habits] - 4 views

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    An October 2010 study of the privacy habits of parents and their teens on social networks, conducted by TRUSTe, one of the foremost authorities on online privacy. Data suggests that the majority of teens use privacy controls on social networks and that most parents actively monitor their teen's privacy. However, there is still room for improvement a some privacy areas were identified where teens are at risk on social networks. There are some good videos on this site including parents and teens talking about privacy issues.
anonymous

Harvard Study Finds Teens Online Lack Ethics - 10 views

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    Harvard researchers studying the ethical sensibilities of youth have found that most young people are devoid of ethical thinking or consideration for others when using the web.
Anne Bubnic

Young teens underestimate bullying, wonder 'Is it just me?' - 2 views

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    The online study of 1,454 adolescents ages 12-17, conducted by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, tried to gauge the differences between school bullying and cyberbullying and found that young people underestimate the bullying of their peers, particularly when it takes place online.
Anne Bubnic

Reputation Management and Social Media [Pew Research] - 5 views

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    A PEW research study conducted in 2009 and released this week (May 27, 2010) shows that young people are actually more mindful of online reputation and guard their personal information more than older ones. Among age groups, internet users ages 30-49 are the most likely to worry about the amount of information available online: 38% say they are concerned, compared with 30% of users ages 18-29, 31% of those ages 50-64 and 23% of those 65 and older.
Anne Bubnic

Social Insecurity: What Millions of Online Users Don't Know Can Hurt Them - 4 views

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    Two out of three online U.S. households use social networks such as Facebook and MySpace, nearly twice as many as a year ago, according to the latest Consumer Reports State of the Net survey. But millions who use these services put themselves and their families at risk by exposing very sensitive personal information, according to the national survey of 2,000 online households conducted in January by the Consumer Reports National Research Center.
Anne Bubnic

Interactive Game Board: How to Do Research - 4 views

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    Kids learn the research process through an interactive game board designed for and provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.
Anne Bubnic

Byron Review: Do We Have Safer Children In A Digital World [pdf] - 0 views

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    51-page progress report two years after the Byron Review [Mar 2010].
Anne Bubnic

Project Information Literacy: Large-scale study of early adults and their research habits - 1 views

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    Project Information Literacy (PIL) is ongoing research project, based in the University of Washington's Information School. We are currently collecting data from early adults enrolled in community colleges and public and private colleges and universities in the U.S. The goal is to understand how early adults conceptualize and operationalize research activities for course work and "everyday life" use and especially how they resolve issues of credibility, authority, relevance, and currency in the digital age.
Anne Bubnic

Teachers suffer cyberbullying by pupils and parents - 2 views

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    More than one in seven teachers has been the victim of cyberbullying by pupils or parents, and almost half know a colleague who has been targeted, according to a survey published today.
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