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Copyright and creative commons
Sometimes the copyright owners label their material free for use by using a Creative Commons Licence. It is always best to use these materials in assignments wherever possible. It is easy to search for images, music and videos through the Creative Commons website. That can be accessed here by clicking on the Find tab:
The following clip explains what Creative Commons is.
About Digital Citizenship
Being a good digital citizen means:
- demonstrating netiquette and being polite when communicating online
- having an understanding of security including the protection of information and personal identity
- adhering to copyright laws and appropriately acknowledge others' work
- having the skills to effectively search the internet and identify credible sources of information
A Tale of Two Footprints
The following clip demonstrates that what you do online determines what sort of digital footprint you leave behind.
Resources for students
This site, developed by ACMA, provides comprehensive information on how to protect yourself online.
Provides comprehensive information on different aspects of digital citizenship for teens.