Reliable and Unreliable Sources
TASK: Group Discussion – Who can make a website? What are reliable sources? What makes a source unreliable? Why do you want to use reliable sources?
Citing Online Sources
Copyright is the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same. There are two primary international copyright agreements, the Buenos Aires Convention and the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
Plagiarism is the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own.
TASK: Group Discussion – Do websites have copyrights? What about photos? What about videos you create with you iphone?
TASK: Each group will choose one of the topics below and research it – using BEST research practices and reliable sources in preparation for creating a webpage about it. Create a word document to keep your notes & links to sources.
- Cyberbullying: what it is and how to prevent it.
- Different careers in the computer science field.
- Different careers in the digital design field.
- How to behave professionally on social media.
- What is online privacy and why is it important?
- Why you shouldn’t text or talk on your cellphone while driving.
- How to identify an online predator.
- What is a digital footprint and why does it matter?
- Types of online advertisements and how to identify them.
Online Research Steps
- Use a web browser to find online sources about your topic.
- Evaluate the reliability of the sources you find.
- Take notes on the topic in your own words to avoid plagiarism
- Write down the URL of your sources (including images and videos) so that you can cite and refer to them later.