Saturday, May 9, 2020

2020 DTA: Draft plan for teaching elements of digital citizenship: How to become a digital guard. Game elements for digital self-defense. Sure you can improve it.


Draft plan for teaching elements of digital citizenship:  
How to become a digital guard.  
Game elements for digital self-defense.
Sure you can improve it.

A draft plan for teaching elements of digital citizenship with the aid of a digital teaching assistant (DTA) and methods from gamification.  This article is explicitly licensed Public Domain (CC0).
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Plan for teaching elements of digital citizenship

Objectives

Digital Safety Badge (DSB)

  • Apprentice: Recognise and report scams and phishing.  
  • Journeyman: Help others to recognise and report scams and phishing. 
  • Master: Mentor others as they work on the DSB.

Digital Guard Badge (DGB)

  • Apprentice: Recognize and report instances of cyberbullying
  • Journeyman: Help others to deal with  instances of cyber-bullying.
  • Master: Mentor others as they work on the DSB.
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Earn the DSB

General plan

  • Practice the learner on the target skill.
  • Target skillRecognise and report scams and phishing.
  • Method: Gather a large collection of instances and innocuous items.
  • Present them to the learner with request to determine whether they are scams.
  • Use presentation method that limits the information to the presented text.
  • Measure of success: (Errors = misses + false positives)/total tries 
  • Apprentice target: 75% correct 3 consecutive weeks.
  • Journeyman target: 95% correct 6 consecutive weeks.
  • Master target: Tutored 5 people who reached Journeyman level. 

Instructional content

Practice, DSB-DTA

  • Provided by DSB-DTA. sends  notes to the learner from time to time.
  • Notes will be of this form:
  • "I just got this in my email: {insert email text} What should I do with it?"
  • The email insertion is to be sampled from a database of spam emails.
  • The database would have about 30% scams and 70% innocuous spam.
  • The learner's task is to respond in a email with these items: 
  • (1) Indicate whether this is a scam or not.
  • (2) Copy-paste the language that shows it is a scam.
  • Each item has the correct answer and a paragraph giving the basis of that conclusion.
  • DTA receives the scam-or-not answer in an on-click field and evaluates it.
  • DSB]-DTA passes evaluated response to scorekeeper DTA.
  • DSB-DTA  tests entered language (2) against language from database.
  • DSB-DTA presents language from database, with comment based on the test above.

Scorekeeper DTA

  • Measure of success: (Errors = misses + false positives)/total tries 
  • DSB-DTA sends the result of each trial to scorekeeper-DTA.

Exit qualifications

  • Apprentice target: 75% correct 3 consecutive weeks.
  • Journeyman target: 95% correct 6 consecutive weeks.
  • Master target: Tutored 5 people who reached Journeyman level. 

Earn the DGB

General plan

  • Practice the learner on the target skill.
  • Target skillRecognise and report scams and phishing.
  • Method: Gather a large collection of instances and innocuous items.
  • Present them to the learner to determine appropriate action.
  • Learner selects from the following options: 
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  • Use presentation method that limits the information to the presented text.
  • Measure of success: (correct choices)/total tries 
  • Apprentice target: 75% correct 3 consecutive weeks.
  • Journeyman target: 95% correct 6 consecutive weeks.
  • Master target: Tutored 5 people who reached Journeyman level. 

Instructional content

Practice, DGB-DTA

  • Provided by DSB DTA. sends  notes to the learner from time to time.
  • Notes will be of this form:
  • "I just got this in my email: {insert email text} What should I do with it?"
  • The email insertion is to be sampled from a database of cyberbullying.
  • The database would have a collection of all the 
  • The learner's task is to respond in a email with these items: 
  • (1) Indicate the appropriate treatment 
  • No action, not cyberbullying.  
  • Save, possible cyberbullying  if repeated. Do not respond, block the sender.
  • Report, definite cyberbulling.  Do not respond, block the sender.
  • Report to police, possible crime. Do not respond, block the sender.
  • (2) Copy-paste the language that shows cyberbullying or crime, if applicable.
  • Each item has the correct answer and a paragraph giving the basis of that conclusion.
  • DTA receives the scam-or-not answer in an on-click field and evaluates it.
  • DSB DTA passes evaluated response to scorekeeper DTA.
  • DSB DTA  tests entered language (2) against language from database.
  • DSB DTA presents language from database, with comment based on the test above.

Scorekeeper DTA

  • Measure of success: (Number of correct answers)/total tries 
  • DSB-DTA sends the result of each trial to scorekeeper-DTA.

Exit qualifications

  • Apprentice target: 75% correct 3 consecutive weeks.
  • Journeyman target: 95% correct 6 consecutive weeks.
  • Master target: Tutored 5 people who reached Journeyman level.
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