219 CURRICULUM

This curriculum has been designed to meet the requirements set forth by Public Act 095-0869 Section 5. Sec. 27-13.3


Intellectual Property

Description
This lesson is designed to increase student awareness of the concept of cyber privacy.

Learning Objectives
The objectives of this lesson enable students to:

  1. Recognize and avoid online “traps” which may compromise their safety and personal information.
  2. Develop strategies to properly deal with privacy related issues.


File Sharing

Description
This lesson is designed to increase student awareness of the concept that material found on the Internet is considered property. It addresses intellectual property issues inherent to Internet usage, the legal acquisition of and distribution of material found on the Internet, and the increasing problem of intellectual property theft via the Internet. The primary objective of this lesson is to equip students with knowledge that will enable them to make responsible choices regarding the use of intellectual property found on the Internet.

Learning Objectives
The objectives of this lesson enable students to:

  1. Identify key general attributes of the concept of file sharing.
  2. Identify and understand critical attributes of file sharing.
  3. Develop a strategy to inform others about intellectual property theft issues.


What is Social Networking

Description
This lesson is designed to increase student awareness of social networking. The primary objective of this lesson is to equip students with knowledge that will enable them to make responsible choices regarding the use of social networks found on the Internet.

Learning Objective
The objective of this lesson enable students to:

  1. Identify key general attributes of social networks.

Implement security and protections while online.

Social Networking Intelligently

Description
This lesson is designed to increase student awareness of social networking. The primary objective of this lesson is to equip students with knowledge that will enable them to make responsible choices regarding the use of social networks found on the Internet.

Learning Objectives
The objectives of this lesson enable students to:

  1. Safely interact on-line using social networks.
  2. Understand potential consequences of on-line posting.

Cyberbullying

Description
This lesson is designed to increase student awareness of the concept that cyberbulling is real and has negative consequences, not only for the victim but for the offender as well. It addresses cyberbullying situations, the consequences of cyberbullying, and strategies to handle cyberbullying situations. The primary objective of this lesson is to equip students with knowledge that will enable them to identify behavior indicative of cyberbullying and make responsible choices regarding how to avoid becoming a cyberbully and how to properly deal with a cyberbully.

Learning Objectives
The objectives of this lesson enable students to:

  1. Identify key general attributes of the concept of cyber bullying.
  2. Identify and understand consequences of cyber bullying.
  3. Develop a strategy to properly deal with cyber bullying related situations.

Cyber Relationships

Description
This lesson is designed to raise student awareness to the risks they face while communicating online. It addresses harassment, cyber stalking, and the process of grooming, used by cyber predators to prepare their intended victims for a face-to-face meeting. The primary objective of this lesson is to educate and empower students with knowledge that will enable them to assertively protect themselves while communicating online to decrease the chance that they will be victimized online.

Learning Objectives
The objectives of this lesson enable students to:

  1. Communicate more safely online with proactive techniques.
  2. Refuse requests for information, unwanted solicitations, and requests to participate in unlawful online activities.
  3. Report suspicious, unlawful, dangerous, or threatening online behavior and activities.
  4. Develop strategies to inform others about how to protect themselves while communicating online.


Cyber Privacy

Description
This lesson is designed to increase student awareness of the concept of cyber privacy.

Learning Objectives
The objectives of this lesson enable students to:

  1. Implement security and protections while online.
  2. Recognize and avoid online “traps” which may compromise their safety and personal information.
  3. Develop strategies to properly deal with privacy related issues.