Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap
What are the moral and ethical “disconnects” or “blind spots” youth have about online privacy, property, and participation? In what ways are they engaging with ethical sensitivity in digital spaces? Drawing on extensive interviews with young people between 10-25, Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap explored youths’ attitudes about online life and the messages they hear from adults. In this webinar for the edWeb.net Digital Citizenship community, Carrie James shared key findings from her book and offered a vision of “conscientious connectivity.” She discussed avenues for supporting kids to take socially positive online actions.
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Digital Citizenship is a professional learning community (PLC) that provides ideas and discussions about how to help kids be safe, responsible, and respectful participants in a digital world. This community will help you stay connected, share ideas, and get support from colleagues on issues such as: cyberbullying, privacy, digital footprints, copyright and plagiarism, information literacy, and Internet safety. This program is hosted by Common Sense Education.
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