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Digital Citizenship Year 7

Workshop #1
Organisation of the Workshop Room
Think about how you would like to organise the room for your presentation. You may like to discuss this with the Roll Call teacher prior to beginning the workshop. Some options: - Normal classroom arrangement, semi-circle of tables and chairs, circle of tables and chairs, groups of tables and chairs If you do rearrange the room, remember to arrange the room back to how it was before you leave. Do you need the computer and data projector? Check your lesson plan and make sure they are switched on and ready to go at the before you start the workshop?


Resources for the Workshop - Check that your Roll Call folder contains the following:
Lesson plan Quiz prizes Textas Feedback sheet Work sheets (check lesson plan for more details)

Procedure for Roll Call Time

8.42am Assembly Bell 1. All staff and students to assemble in the COLA 2. Student introduction/presentation 8.55-9.00am Purpose of Digital Citizenship Workshops Brief overview of Workshop program at CHS


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Roll Call in Room

2. Student leaders to prepare resources (if not already prepared)

Details for Workshop YEAR 7 TOPIC Plagiarism ACTIVITIES Discussion, Online Video, Brainstorm, Quiz CAPABILITY & SOURCE ACMA Digital Media Literacy
Lower Secondary : I am what I post sharing ethical and responsible practices p.5

Procedure for Workshop Time

9.00 9.03am

Content / Learning Experience

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Today we are going to explore an issue that relates to being a good digital citizen which means participating safely with digital technology including things like computers, mobile phones and the internet. Being a good digital citizen is important whether you are at home, work or school. We are focusing on PLAGIARISM Speak slowly and clearly

Ask staff to assist with the organisation of students

Ask staff to assist with keeping students on task and using questions to get relevant responses.

The internet provides ready access to digital tools that enable people to readily create or synthesise online content including text, music and images. However, often you may not realise how serious it is to copy or to use the creative work of others. -2-

Technology Workshop # 1 Lesson Plan April 2011

Taking someones work and pretending that it is yours or using their work without acknowledging who created it is like stealing. In some cases, people face fines or are sued for plagiarism. To avoid plagiarism you need to understand how to reference a work correctly.

9.03 9.08am

Activity 1: Pairs Discussion


Discuss with students the meaning of the word plagiarism. Refer to worksheet and explain activity Share responses Have this website ready to go. Also check the sound at the beginning of the lesson

9.08 9.13am

Activity 2: Online Video

In the video, two students, Donna and Joe, are trying to put together a website for a web design competition. Along the way they confront the issues of seeking permission to use other peoples work in their project including text, images, film and website referencing. They also learn how to avoid plagiarism.

Ask staff to assist with the organisation of students back into one group

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9.13 9.23am

Activity 3: Brainstorm
As a class, brainstorm ways that plagiarism can be avoided. Give class a few minutes think about this and write their ideas on the worksheet


Ways to avoid plagiarism include:
taking care not to submit the work of other people as though it is your own work providing credit to the originator of words or ideas and giving details about the source of any content created by someone else using quotation marks to show if words were written or spoken by someone else. What did you come up with?

You may want to write them up on the board one at

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Actual Definition: Plagiarism involves the theft or stealing of someones work. It also involves fraud, by lying about or omitting to acknowledge the source of the material.

a time

9.24 9.28am

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Thank you for your contribution to the group discussions. To finish off today, we will be having a little quiz. Many of us like to use acronyms and abbreviations when we talk, text or email. Sometimes, we dont even realise how much we use them or what some of them actually mean. Lets see what you know and there are prizes for correct answers. Speak slowly and clearly All students to be seated.

Activity 3: Quiz
Ask students what the following acronyms/ abbreviations mean. Hands up to answer. 1. IWB (Interactive White Board like in A13) 2. SMS (Short Messaging Service) 3. ASAP (As Soon As Possible) 4. LOL (Laugh Out Loud) 5. BRB (Be Right Back) Distribute prizes for correct answers to quiz.

Speak slowly and clearly

Ask staff to assist if needed.


9.28 9.30 am

Where to from here?


Speak slowly and

Technology Workshop # 1 Lesson Plan April 2011

Thank you for participating and sharing your ideas in todays workshop It is important to remember that being a good digital citizen is important at all times home or school, or using the computer, internet or a mobile device. We all have to make sure that we participate in the digital community in a safe and responsible manner. We hope you enjoyed today and see you in the next Digital Citizenship workshop!




Technology Workshop # 1 Lesson Plan April 2011