Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Digital Literacy 10-12

Research and Information Literacy

Overall Expectations

Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.

Information Literacy: A digitally literate person uses the Internet to do research in an effective and responsible manner.

The student:

understands that anyone can publish on the Web, so not all sites are equally trustworthy.

locates, organizes, analyzes, evaluates, synthesizes, and ethically uses information from a variety of sources and media.

understands the different purposes and contexts of digital image editing.

understands both the benefits and drawbacks of using collective intelligence (crowdsourcing), in different contexts.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Alcohol on the Web

Bias

Challenging Hate Online

Deconstructing Web Pages

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Free Speech and the Internet

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Taming the Wild Wiki

The Citizen Reporter

Thinking about Hate

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Information Processing And Management: A digitally literate person uses technology to improve his/her ability to gather, organise, analyse and judge the relevance and purpose of digital information.

The student:

integrates, compares and puts together different types of information related to multimodal content.

structures, classifies, and organizes digital information/content according to a certain classification schemes or genres.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Bias

Deconstructing Web Pages

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Taming the Wild Wiki

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Overall Expectations

Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.

Specific Expectations

Specialized And Advanced Skills For Learning: A digitally literate person uses ICT to improve his/her learning performance.

The student:

creates complex models and simulations of the real world using digital information.

can program ranging from using block building code tools to a high-level programming language

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Challenging Hate Online

First Person

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Creativity and Innovation

Overall Expectations

Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.

Specific Expectations

Specialized And Advanced Skills for Creative Expression: A digitally literate person uses ICT to express his/her creativity.

The student:

remixes different existing digital content into something new.

understands how meaning is produced through multimedia (text, images, audio, video) and how culture is produced through the Internet and social media in particular.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Alcohol on the Web

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias in News Sources

Diversity and Media Ownership

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

First Person

Hate 2.0

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Scapegoating and Othering

The Citizen Reporter

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Thinking about Hate

Winning the Cyber Security Game

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Digital Citizenship

Overall Expectations

Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.

Internet Safety: A digitally literate person stays safe on the Internet by employing strategies such as distinguishing between inappropriate contact and positive connections.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Cyberbullying and the Law

Hate 2.0

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Privacy And Security: A digitally literate person knows how to protect his/her privacy, respects the privacy of others, and employs strategies to maintain information and data security online.

The student:

understands the concept of privacy in their everyday lives, and as it relates to using the Internet.

understands the ways websites and companies collect data online and utilize it to personalize content for their users, as well as consider companies’ motives in doing so.

understands the security implications of computer networks and client/servers.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Relationships And Communication: A digitally literate person understands the risks and benefits of developing online relationships and uses technology to communicate effectively and respectfully.

The student:

is aware of the different pressures teens face when it come to editing, posting, and commenting on photos online.

thinks critically about the risks and responsibilities of developing relationships with people online.

understands the concepts of ethical behaviour and online ethics.

can identify and participate responsibly in online networks that foster positive community.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Cyberbullying and the Law

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

Put Your Best Face Forward

Taming the Wild Wiki

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Cyberbullying: A digitally literate person recognizes cyberbullying and knows how to deal with it.

The student:

appreciates that cruelty can escalate quickly online because people are often anonymous and posts spread quickly.

understands the dynamics of online cruelty and how it affects all of the people involved.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Cyberbullying and the Law

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Digital Footprint And Reputation: A digitally literate person is aware that his/her activities on the Internet leave a permanent “digital footprint” or “trail” and behaves accordingly.

The student:

understands the benefits of sharing information online and the potential risks of sharing inappropriate information.

understands that everything they or anyone else posts about them online becomes part of a public online presence known as a digital footprint.

understands his/her responsibility to protect the privacy of others when posting information about them online.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

That’s Not Cool

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Self-image And Identity: A digitally literate person understands the nature of self-image and identity in the online environment, how our perceptions of others and our social values may be manipulated, and that people may not be what or whom they appear to be online.

The student:

understands the different pressures teens face when it comes to editing, posting, and commenting on photos online.

is aware of how he/she and others represent themselves online, and the relationship between online and offline selves

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Creative Credit And Copyright: A digitally literate person respects other’s ownership of their digital creations.

The student:

understands the legal and ethical dimensions of respecting creative work.

distinguishes between taking inspiration from the creative work of others and appropriating that work without permission.

considers both the benefits and drawbacks of using collective intelligence (crowdsourcing) in different contexts.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Taming the Wild Wiki

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Legal And Ethical Aspects: A digitally literate person behaves appropriately and in a socially responsible way in digital environments, demonstrating awareness and knowledge of legal and ethical aspects on the use of ICT and digital content.

The student:

knows there are different ways of licensing intellectual property production, understands differences between using copyright, public domain, “Copyleft” and/or creative commons licenses.

has an advanced sense of suitable behaviour, finely tuned to media context, audience and legal provisions.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Balanced Attitude Towards Technology: A digitally literate person demonstrates an informed, open-minded, and balanced attitude towards information society and the use of digital technology, is curious, aware of opportunities and new developments, and is comfortable to explore and exploit them.

The student:

advocates and practices safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.

exhibits leadership as a digital citizen.

is aware of the discourse on both the issues and the opportunities involved in new media.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Cyberbullying and the Law

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

Taming the Wild Wiki

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Understanding And Awareness of the Role of ICT in Society: A digitally literate person understands the broader context of use and development of information and communication technology.

The student:

is aware of the general trends within new media even if he/she does not use them.

understands the wider context of digital tools in a ‘digital age’ characterised by globalisation and networks.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Communication and Collaboration

Overall Expectations

Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.

Specific Expectations

The student:

uses social media and participative technology.

uses digital media to be part of a community.

knows how to use social media and social networks to promote results of their work.

makes valuable contributions to the public knowledge domain (e.g. wikis, public forums, reviews).

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

First Person

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Marketing to Teens: Talking Back

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Taming the Wild Wiki

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Technology Operations and Concepts

Overall Expectations

Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations, and develop computational thinking skills.

Specific Expectations

Technology Mediated Communication And Collaboration: A digitally literate person connects, shares, communicates, and collaborates with others effectively in digital environments.

General Knowledge And Functional Skills: A digitally literate person knows the basics (terminology, navigation, functionality) of digital devices and can use them for basic purposes.

The student:

uses a variety of programming languages to create programs, apps, games, or other software tools.

is familiar with the meaning of terms commonly used in user manuals for the operation of hardware and the installation and configuration of software.

troubleshoots systems and applications

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

First Person

Taming the Wild Wiki

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Use in Everyday Life: A digitally literate person integrates technologies into the activities of everyday life.

The student:

conducts transactions online (e.g. pay bills, apply for a job, submit tax declaration, complete online forms, book a hotel, interact with government or local services, shop online, etc.).

consults digital resources as a matter of routine across various aspects of life (news, health, sports, travel, entertainment, etc.)

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Alcohol on the Web

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Playing With Privacy

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Informed Decision Making: A digitally literate person is aware of most relevant or common technologies and is able to decide upon the most appropriate technology according to the purpose or need at hand.

The student:

is aware of the most relevant or popular digital technologies used by others (e.g. peers, professionals).

has reasonable knowledge of available technologies, their strengths and weaknesses, and is able to make informed decisions about whether and how to use technologies to pursue personal goals.

understands the technologies he/she is using at a level that is sufficient to underpin good purchasing decisions (e.g. devices or Internet Service Providers).

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Alcohol on the Web

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Online Gambling and Youth

Playing With Privacy

What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Seamless Use Demonstrating Self-Efficacy: A digitally literate person confidently and creatively applies digital technologies to increase personal effectiveness and efficiency.

The student:

solves a theoretical or practical problems, of individual or collective interest, through or with the support of digital tools.

stays informed using a combination of active search and personalised, automated delivery of information.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Deconstructing Web Pages

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Free Speech and the Internet

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Taming the Wild Wiki

The Citizen Reporter

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Learning About And With Digital Technologies: A digitally literate person actively and constantly explores emerging technologies, integrates them in his/her environment and uses them for lifelong learning.

The student:

uses learning management systems, information management systems, etc.

exploits technological potentials in order to represent and solve problems.

solves technical problems and knows what to do when technology does not function.

transfers current knowledge to learning new technologies.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Deconstructing Web Pages

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Making Media for Democratic Citizenship

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Taming the Wild Wiki

Interactive Resources

MyWorld (licensed resource)