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RSC Learning and Resource Centre: Digital Citizenship


Life Online

“What is digital citizenship and why is it important?  Do you want to get the best out of using the internet and keep yourself and others safe and healthy in an online world?”


Digital citizenship in schools

Acknowledging other's work

Ethical use of information

Hache Rodríguez, Melissa Huseman D’Annunzio, Ivan Espinell

Common Sense Education 

Smartcopying is the official website for Australian schools to refer to in regards to copyright issues.

A very graphic description of fair use and the public domain.

Keith Aoki, James Boyle, Jennifer Jenkins,

Google is everyone's go to for images. It's so easy to undertake a quick search, find a fabulous image to illustrate our work and then, without any thought as to who might own the image - click, cut and paste - job done. But, as with all information found on the net, these images are the result of another persons work, can be subject to copyright and must only be used with the creators consent. To check the usage rights of images foung on Google watch this short clip