Identity

Identity Overview Taken from Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World, Identity Overview The Identity unit is designed to encourage critical thinking about self-expression and self-exploration with new media. The ultimate goal of these lessons is to create an understanding of the ethical dimensions—meaning, the positive or negative effects on others—associated with expressing one’s identity, or …

Participation

Participation Overview Taken from Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World, Participation Overview The Participation unit is designed to encourage reflection about the meaning of ethical participation and to foster the thinking skills needed to participate responsibly in online communities. Ideally, students will come away from such lessons with a stronger perception …

Authorship and Ownership

Authorship and Ownership Overview Taken from Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World, Authorship and Ownership Overview The Authorship and Ownership Unit focuses on how the act of creation has been altered by digital media and the related effects on claims to ownership and authorship. Overall, the goals of the unit are to …