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Digital Citizenship Vocabulary

Vocabulary for teaching Digital Citizenship concepts to students
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Copyright
Copyright is a form of intellectual property (as patents, trademarks and trade secrets are), applicable to any expressible form of an idea or information that is substantive and discrete.
piracy
Stealing copyrighted work by downloading or copying it in order to keep, sell, or give it away without permission and without paying.
plagiarism
A piece of work that has been copied from someone else and is presenting it as your own work.
acknowledge
giving credit to someone's work you use by clearly stating their name, title of the work, year it was made, and a hyperlink
rework
to reform, reuse, or remix copyrighted work into something else
fair use
The ability to use a small amount of copyrighted work without permission, but only in certain ways and in specific situations (schoolwork and education, news reporting, criticizing or commenting on something, and comedy/parody).
public domain
Creative work that's not copyrighted and therefore free for you to use whenever you want.
remix or mash-up
editing together clips of video, sound, images, and text by "remixing" or "mashing" different parts together to create something new
parody
a creative work that is a funny imitation of something and pokes fun at an original work
commercial purposes
a use in connection with a business, usually for profit
inspiration
something that influences, propels, or inspires you to create something new
appropriation
to use someone else's creative work to make something new, often without their permission
digital photo manipulation
Using digital technology to change the content or appearance of a photo.
Cyberbullying
Intentional and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices.
target
a person who is the object of an intentional action
offender
a person who has malicious intent to hurt or damage someone
bystander
a person who does nothing when they witness something happening
upstander
an individual, group, of nation who witnesses injustice and take steps to stop or prevent it
escalate
increase in extent or intensity
de-escalate
to decrease or make less intense
digital footprint
All of the information online about a person either posted by that person or others, intentionally or unintentionally
admission
to let in or to be given entrance
reputation
What people generally think about a person or thing
persist
Continuing to exist over a long period of time
tag
a key word or term, chosen by users, that describes a piece of information
Information Literacy
The skills needed to create,organize, access and evaluate information effectively.
social media
Easily accessible web-based media that allows people to be able to talk to each other and share information
internet meme
an idea, link, quote, or other material that has spread widely through the world wide web.
viral
the rapid spread of information, particularly online
gender roles
a set of rules and expectations that govern how both men and women, as well as boys and girls, are supposed to look and act
synergy
two or more things working together to produce something that each could not achieve separately
collective intelligence
Knowledge collected from many people towards a common goal
wiki
web-application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it
Internet Security
refers to the unique threats and defenses associated with computers connected to the internet
online predator
someone who deliberately try to harm you online
stereotype
A generalized (sometimes accurate but often overgeneralized) belief about a group of people.
scam
an attempt to trick someone, usually with the intention of stealing money or
private information identity theft: a type of crime in which your private information
is stolen and used for criminal activity
vulnerable
(adj.) open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected
phishing
when people send you phony emails, pop-up messages, social media messages, texts, calls, or links to fake websites in order to hook you into giving out your personal and financial information
anonymous
someone who can't be identified based on the information at hand
cookies
Data files stored on your computer when you visit websites that tracks your history with that site
third party
A person or company other than you and the owner of the website you visit
privacy options
Choices a website might give you about what it does with your information.
track
when companies collect information about you based on your online behavior
target
when companies tailor content to you based on the information they have collected about you
demographic
The characteristics of a population with respect to age, race, and gender.
image
a representation of someone or something, such as a photograph or drawing; the way someone or something is perceived by others
double standard
Comparable things are judged by two different criteria.
online ethics
a set of principles and morals governing people's behavior as it relates to the Internet and digital devices
digital citizenship
Navigating the digital world safely, responsibly, and ethically.
digital media
Electronic devices and media platforms such as computers, cell phones, digital video, social networking sites, the Internet, video games, and virtual worlds that allow users to create, communicate, and interact with one another or with the device or application itself
Avatar
A person's online representation as a character, whether in the form of a 2-D or 3-D image or simply through text.
flame
An angry or insulting e-mail message or to write such a message
troll
An annoying individual who posts irrelevant, controversial, or provocative comments online that may anger fellow users and disrupt a discussion.
emoticon
Typed symbols that convey emotional aspects of an online message
aggregator
a program that remembers your subscription list, checks each site on a regular basis, alerts you if new information is published and organizes results for you.
MMOG
Games played by connecting to a central server and interacting with other players in a virtual world.
P2P
Peer 2 Peer: A way of netoworking computer over the internet so they can exchange files
podcast
A clip of audio or video content that is broadcast over the Internet using compressed audio or video files in formats such as MP3.
URL
(Uniform Resource Locator) The address of a Web page.
plugins
are programs that work with the browser to expand its capabilities, such as allow it to play video or open certain file types
creative common
A kind of copyright that makes it easier for people to copy, share, and build on your creative work, as long as they give you credit for it.
malware
A program or a set of program instructions that are designed to enter a computer and disrupt its normal operations
firewall
(computing) a security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from crackers
intellectual property
Consists of anything an individual has written or created. It might be music, text, pictures, photographs, sounds, and so forth.