What is a cyber-reputation? How can you recognize a case of cyberbullying? How can you prevent the occurrence of unpleasant off-line meetings? What should a victim of identity theft do? These are the types of questions that CyberSelf.ca (a website designed and developed by the IT Representative’s Network) seeks to answer. The site is a reference tool for students, but also for teachers or other college stakeholders that wish to sensitize students to the risks involved with the use of social media.
CyberSelf.ca seeks to inform students, providing them with tools to help them act responsibly when they use social media and on-line communication:
- What risks are associated with the use of social media?
- How do you prevent these situations or respond when they happen?
CyberSelf.ca can also be used by teachers or other members of the college community as a framework for developing pedagogical or sensitization activities. It’s content contributes to mastering of these two objectives of the ICT Profile for College Students :