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Renee Dryg

BW Online | August 19, 2003 | The Digital Divide That Wasn't - 0 views

  • Israel can still count on one hand the kids who use the Internet at home
Renee Dryg

Teen net addicts at risk of mental health problems - 1 views

  • 10 per cent of adolescents at risk
  • "internet addiction" – computer use that interferes with daily lives
  • In Greece and the US, studies found 8 per cent of adolescents could be classified as computer addicts. In China, where Dr Lam helped conducted recent research, the level of addictive computer use was 14 per cent. "I would say in Australia we would be following the same trend," he said.
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  • whether to label the problem as an addiction or a mental-health problem
Renee Dryg

Big6 » Blog Archive » Using the Big6 to Prevent Plagiarism - 0 views

  • Plagiarism is a form of academic dishonesty, and it is necessary for all students to understand its definition, and learn how to recognize and avoid all forms of plagiarism by using information ethically.
  • plagiarism is cheating by claiming the work of others as one’s own.
  • Plagiarism is theft of credit and covers ideas as well as forms of expression”
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  • (Online Ethics Center, 2005, para. 1).
  • in-text citations
  • Even when a student “forgets” to cite a source, they are guilty of plagiarism.
  • consequences of unethical behavior.
  • students engage information and extract it from a source (Eisenberg, 2001). This is the perfect opportunity to help students understand how to use information ethically by citing properly.
  • ethical use of information
  • relationship between information literacy and plagiarism (Boden & Carroll, 2006)
  • For example, does reprinting a paragraph from a work count as plagiarism if you change some of the wording? (The answer is yes, and believe it or not, this trips up plenty of students.)
  • They are then asked to identify keywords and summarize the paragraph into their own words, thus illustrating proper paraphrasing techniques.
  • Improper paraphrasing is a form of plagiarism, but paraphrasing correctly can be a challenge
  • Students that are instructed in the boundaries of plagiarism and those who learn why a certain act is considered plagiarism are provided the tools to success and learning.
  • Do not automatically assume that your students know the definition of plagiarism.
janiece dominguez

Digital literacy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 1 views

  • Digital literacy is the ability to locate, organize, understand, evaluate, and create information using digital technology. It involves a working knowledge of current high-technology, and an understanding of how it can be used. Digitally literate people can communicate and work more efficiently, especially with those who possess the same knowledge and skills.
    • Renee Dryg
      these are my notes
  • Schools are continually updating their curriculum for digital literacy to keep up with accelerating technological developments. This often includes computers in the classroom, the use of educational software to teach curriculum, and course materials being available to students, online. Some classrooms are designed to use smartboards and audience response systems.
    • Renee Dryg
      this is about schools and technology, teachers should know how to use tehse tools
  • hose
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  • Those who are digitally literate are more likely to be economically secure[3]. Many jobs require a working knowledge of computers and the Internet to perform basic functions.
  • Digital literacy helps people communicate and keep up with societal trends.
  • Digital literacy is the ability to locate, organize, understand, evaluate, and create information using digital technology . It involves a working knowledge of current high-technology , and an understanding of how it can be used. Digitally literate people can communicate and work more efficiently, especially with t hose who possess the same knowledge and skills.
assia sabri

digiteen - Digital Law - 0 views

  • Digital Law is defined as the electronic responsibility for actions, deeds which is either ethical or unethical.
  • ethics of technology
    • Renee Dryg
      find more info on this
    • assia sabri
      okay i will try
  • Unethical use manifests itself in form of theft and/or crime
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  • Ethical manifests itself in the form of abiding by the laws of society." It is basically about what you are and are not allowed to do while surfing and using the Internet Everybody should respect the law and abide by it. Not following the law can result in serious punishment. Examples of this behavior are like hacking into people’s personal details, pirate software, downloading music illegally and creating viruses or Trojan horses.
  • Guideline(s) for teenagers Buy your music, whether by CD or iTunes. Don't use Limewire or Kazaa. Never post inappropriate pictures on the Internet. Don't pirate or download movies illegally. Only open emails where you dont know from who it is coming from. Don't let out any personal information to strangers on the internet. Have back-up plans to protect your laptop or computer from viruses/worms
Renee Dryg

Texting May Be Taking a Toll on Teenagers - - 2 views

  • Spurred by the unlimited texting plans
  • The phenomenon is beginning to worry physicians and psychologists, who say it is leading to anxiety, distraction in school, falling grades, repetitive stress injury and sleep deprivation.
  • Psychologists expect to see teenagers break free from their parents as they grow into autonomous adults, Professor Turkle went on, “but if technology makes something like staying in touch very, very easy, that’s harder to do; now you have adolescents who are texting their mothers 15 times a day, asking things like, ‘Should I get the red shoes or the blue shoes?’ ”
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  • “That’s one every few minutes,” he said. “Then you hear that these kids are responding to texts late at night. That’s going to cause sleep issues in an age group that’s already plagued with sleep issues.”
  • anxiety about being out
  • painful cramping in her thumbs
  • “Based on our experiences with computer users, we know intensive repetitive use of the upper extremities can lead to musculoskeletal disorders, so we have some reason to be concerned that too much texting could lead to temporary or permanent damage to the thumbs.”
  • when her grades fell precipitously, her parents confiscated the phone.
  • messages are limited to 5,000 per month
  • “She should understand a little better, because she’s always on her iPhone,” Reina said. “But she’s all like, ‘Oh well, I don’t want you texting.’ ” (Her mother, Manako Ihaya, said she saw Reina’s point.)
  • hypocrisy
Renee Dryg

Digital Access - Digi Teen - 1 views

  • Digital Access is the topic that talks about how many people in the world have access to technology and internet.
  • Digital exclusion
    • Renee Dryg
      i should look this up
  • if every single person in the world was granted access to the internet, there would be a much higher level of educated people, which will lead to a better future.
Renee Dryg

Digital Digressions: A Portrait of the Digital Teen - 3 views

  • Girls continue to lead the charge as the teen blogosphere grows; 28% of on-line teens have created a blog, up from 19% in 2004. 
  • Most teens restrict access to their posted photos and videos – at least some of the time.
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