Digital Citizenship Scenarios

Rate the following scenarios from 1-6. Use your "Digital Compass" to verify what each number (1-6) represents.

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A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. Scenario #1 – A student sends a harassing e-mail to another student. The receiving student
    retaliates with a “flaming e-mail.” Is sending harassing and flaming e-mail messages wrong?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #2 – When hanging out with friends, one of the students gets a cell phone call and
    conducts a loud conversation. Is talking in a loud voice on a mobile phone in a public place
    right?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #3 – A student logs on to a file sharing website and downloads the newest song. Is
    downloading music from a file-sharing site wrong?
    *
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #4 – A student follows a questionable link to a website and downloads a malicious file
    which releases a Trojan Horse virus on to the school network. Is downloading material from
    unknown sites appropriate?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #5 – An hour before class, a student remembers that a writing assignment is due. The
    student goes to the library, logs on to a website, and copies/pastes information without giving
    credit to the authors. Is using Internet materials without giving credit to the authors wrong?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #6 – At home, a student uses a software package to copy movies and games from DVD’s
    for his or her friends. Is copying copyrighted materials right?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #7 – A student logs into the schools’ course management system to download a copy of
    the worksheet that they had lost, checks their grade and then posts a message to the class message board. Is online learning appropriate for middle school students?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #8 – Two students use text messaging on their cellular phones to pass information with
    each other during class. Is it wrong to send text-messages during class?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #9 – A student brings a USB flash drive to school with all their assignments. The
    student checks with the teacher before connecting the drive to the schools’ computer. Is it
    appropriate for students to bring foreign materials to be connected to school property?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #10 – During class, students uses their handheld computers/smartphones to share answers to an
    assignment. Is it wrong to share information during class?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #11 – Students obtain a copy of the final exam for the teacher’s computer by "hacking"
    the password. Is hacking into the teacher’s computer wrong?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6


  1. Scenario #12 – A student takes a picture of a teacher during class with their cell phone while they aren’t looking and then posts it online later that day. Is posting a photo of someone, even if it appropriate in nature, without their permission ok?*
    1 2 3 4 5 6