Internet Safety

Course Description

The Internet Safety mini course prepares students for the realities of being online while they adjust to e-learning. Topics covered include cyber-bullying, protecting oneself against predators, how to avoid viruses and malware, how to avoid harmful websites, social media safety, and an in-depth look at cheating and plagiarism. Those who learn the skills taught in this course will not only be more successful online students but will have information that will aid them as they transition to adulthood.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

6-12

Materials

None

Duration

Approximately 5-8 Hours of Student Time

Credit Value

N/A

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

  • Intro to Internet Safety
  • Information Security
  • Your Virtual Self
  • Cyberbullying
  • Viruses and Malware
  • Social Engineering
  • Protecting Against Predators
  • Harmful sites
  • Cheating & Plagiarism
  • Staying Safe on Social Media