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Developing your school's Digital Citizenship & AUP policy

Started by Enabling e-Learning 14 Jun 2011 9:16am () Replies (3)

There have been a number of threads occurring in the VLN about this topic already:

In addition:

How is your school developing Digital Citizenship and/or Acceptable Use Guidelines? Are we clear what we mean when we talk about them?

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  • Enabling e-Learning (View all users posts) 21 Jun 2011 10:33am ()

    Here's an interesting blog post from the 21st Century Fluency project, exploring the policy of 'Bring Your Own device (Jason Ohler).

    An excerpt:

    Our choice for our children: Two lives or one? That is, do we expect students to live a digitally deluged lifestyle outside of school, then unplug when the bell rings? Or is it time to help them integrate their digital and non-digital lives into one healthy life based on a single identity, and talk about their technology in critical terms so that they become the kind of digital citizens the world needs?
     
    I say it is time to help them pursue one life. And to do so, I say we brand BYOD: On/Off.
     
    Are there issues with this? Of course. There are always issues with technology. After all, technology connects and disconnects—always. Most notably, there are three issues that vex us:

    1. How do we keep kids safe when they are online?
    2. How do we keep them on-task?
    3. How do we address those who can't afford a device?

    What do you think? On - or off?

  • Enabling e-Learning (View all users posts) 12 Jul 2011 9:48am ()

    Here's a link to the draft Digital Citizenship AUP that Enner Glynn school is collaboratively developing, based on their  vision and values: /pg/pages/view/73060/enner-glynn-school

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