As the Internet becomes an integral part of our social interactions and professional communications, it's ushering in a new etiquette for behavior both online and off. Kojo looks at how technology is redefining good manners.
“ Social Media Etiquette Written by Jane O’Keefe Being a parent I’m always teaching my children manners. Always use your manners say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’. If you don’t use your manners don’t expect anything in return for your request.”
J. Mark Schwanz's insight:
In personal and professional networking we need a positive ethic.
“ Responsible and ethical use of the Internet is not something that teenagers, in particular, consider to be important, and serious consequences are beginning to emerge as a result of careless and offensive online behaviour.”
Via Bonnie Bracey Sutton, Ivon Prefontaine
“ Students live in an information saturated world. The most effective way to keep them safe and using the internet responsibly as a learning tool is to teach them how to be their own filters.”
Via John Evans
Many MindShift readers were outraged that some students are missing out on valuable learning resources because of their families’ socio-economic status, while others worried that bringing mobile devices into the classroom – any classroom – invites...
This article really strikes a chord with me. Working in a district for 9 years with many of the issues mentioned: "Without adequate learning resources and safe and secure learning environments low income student cannot compete in today’s society.” We don't even have the beginnings of a BYOD program and I am wondering how much of this is related to race and trust.
“ By, Camille Gamboa, PR, SAGE US While it may have taken some time for many in academe to take seriously the informal, unpredictable, and undiscriminating world of social media, sites like Twitter, Facebook, WordPress, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram, and...”
Via Dr. Heidi Maston
“Net etiquette is basically the rules you should follow while in Cyberspace. These seven rules are what I learned on my Cyber ... Sixth, be kind and do not use offense language. Seventh, share your knowledge and be open to ...”
“ Tweet Social Media has so many possibilities for educators and students alike on both a professional and personal level. But with these opportunities comes responsibility.”
Via Edumorfosis, ICTPHMS, Ivon Prefontaine