9 Elements of Digital Citizenship

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9 Elements of Digital Citizenship by Mind Map: 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship

1. Digital Access

1.1. Full electronic participation in society.

1.2. Sample of appropriate use: Video calling between two international corporations.

1.3. Sample of inappropriate use: Staying up for hours overnight chatting via Skype.

2. Digital Commerce

2.1. The buying and selling of goods online.

2.2. Sample of appropriate use: Buying an album on iTunes for $9.99.

2.3. Sample of inappropriate use: Buying a pirated copy of a movie online for about $2.00.

3. Digital Communication

3.1. The electronic exchange of information.

3.2. Sample of appropriate use: An employee submitting important files to a CEO of a company.

3.3. Sample of inappropriate use: Sending an email to several hundred people, which contains malicious software.

4. Digital Etiquette

4.1. The standards of conduct expected by other digital technology users.

4.2. Sample of appropriate use: Following the main rules of conduct in a chatroom.

4.3. Sample of inappropriate use: Cyber bullying in the chatroom; ban from that chatroom.

5. Digital Law

5.1. The legal rights and restricitions governing technology use.

5.2. Sample of appropriate use: Purchasing software that will update your computer.

5.3. Sample of inappropriate use: Purchasing and using pirated software; potentially dangerous and can infect your computer with viruses.

6. Digital Rights and Responsibilities

6.1. The priviliges and freedoms extended to all digital technology users, and the behavioral expectations that come with them.

6.2. Sample of appropriate use: Emailing a school teacher an essay due on time.

6.3. Sample of inappropriate use: Sending threatening messages via social networking and causing widespread controversy.

7. Digital Health and Wellness

7.1. The elements of physical and psychological well-being related to digital technology use.

7.2. Sample of appropriate use: Checking your computer at acceptable time limits for normal news, weather, work projects, etc.

7.3. Sample of inappropriate use: Playing hours overnight on a digital gaming console.

8. Digital Security

8.1. The precautions that all technology users must take to guarantee their personal safety and the security of their network.

8.2. Example of appropriate use: Using anti-virus software to combat oncoming attacks.

8.3. Example of inappropriate use: Using sites such as MegaUpload for the Pirate Bay endlessly, which contain countless infected files.

9. Digital Literacy

9.1. The capability to use digital technology and knowing when and how to use it.

9.2. Sample of appropriate use: Writing in good dialect, say in a work email.

9.3. Sample of inappropriate use: Posting multiple updates on a social networking website with poor dialect.