Digital footprints can be defined as tracks left behind by a user. Could these footprints become a problem? Find out how to manage your own digital footprints. Digital footprints. In the technologically advanced world we live in today, it is impossible to not leave a trace. Everyday activities, such as making a phone call, or […]Read More 2.2 Digital footprints could become a problem?
What is the Internet of Things? The internet of things can be defined as the inter-networking of technological devices or anything that is embedded with technology, allowing said devices to receive and transmit data. What is the effect of the internet of things on businesses in South Africa? Businesses that are willing to conform to […]Read More 3. The Internet Of Things and its Affect on Business In South Africa
There has been an exponential increase in the usage of smart phones in the last decade. Some students now use smart phones to cheat on tests and assignments. To prevent this from happening, the following, is an acceptable use policy you could implement. No smartphones are allowed to be in possession of the student, within […]Read More 5. Acceptable Use Policy for Smartphones.
Social capital can be defined as the collective value of relationships of all social networks, grouping similar people and bridging the gap of diversity between these networks. To enhance our social capital it is important that we make use of the resources available to us as digital citizens, eg. Facebook, this will help us build […]Read More 1.3 Define and explain how a digital citizen can enhance Social Capital
These are the different forms of the Digital Divide and its implications. A Socio-Economic Divide The Socio-economic divide exists because of factors related to the gap between developed and developing countries. This means that developing areas in which the public lack access to information on the internet through digital devices, are currently experiencing the digital […]Read More 1.2 The Digital Divide
Ribble (2011) identifies nine elements that make up digital citizenship, encompassing the issue of the use, abuse and misuse of technology. The elements are as follows: These elements are then grouped together to effectively analyse the relevancy of Riddle’s theory. There are 3 groups, which include: Learning/ Working: Digital Access, Communication & Literacy. Digital Access: Working towards […]Read More 1.1 Digital Citizenship