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About Thumbs Up!


thumbsup01.jpgOver the years, we have organised a range of internal and national initiatives to encourage and recognise efforts by youth to promote meaningful causes through new media or advocacy programmes. You may be able pick up some ideas and resources for your own production or digital citizenship project created for the initiatives below.

Netiquette and Cyber-Safety Challenge 2014

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This is an IJC campaign that seeks to promote peer advocacy on netiquette and cyber-safety issues. Browse the details and see if you would like to adapt this campaign for your school community.


Objectives

To promote youth advocacy in promoting desirable netiquette and cyber-safety practices with the wider community.

Registration and Challenge Details

• Decide on 4 out of 7 challenges you would like to attempt and the social media account(s) you would liketo use for these challenges.

• You MUST submit your registration form with the relevant Twitter, Instagram, Facebook handle by 29 August 2014, Fri.

• All submissions should be made via the social media account(s) stated in your registration form by 15 September 2014, Mon.

• Click here for the registration form.

Submission Instructions

• Submit via the Twitter or Instagram or Facebook account stated in your registration form.

For Twitter: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tweeting @_innovajc (the IJC twitter account) once you post the submission. Do make sure the twitter account is not private if you are hashtagging.

For Instagram: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @_innovajc (the IJC instagram account) once you post the submission. Do make sure the instagram account is public.

For Facebook: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @IJC United once you post the submission. Do make sure the facebook post is set to public.

• You will have to make your social media posts visible (ie settings should be set to public) to the organiser from now through Nov 2014 for verification and judging.

Rules and Regulation

• Participants are to follow the instructions for each challenge closely.

• Ensure that a consistent social media handle is being used.

• Ensure that your social media submissions are hashtagged #ijcyberwellness or tagged @_innovajc

• Submissions which are incomplete, inappropriate or plagiarised will be disqualified.

Awards

• Individual award: All participants who have successfully completed the 4 challenges will be awarded a prize sponsored by Google and a Certificate of Participation from the Media Literacy Council.

• Class award: The first JC1 CG to have all students successfully complete the 4 challenges before the deadline will get to visit Google Singapore!

• The award can be mentioned in your School Graduation Certificate.

• The selection and award of the prizes will take place in November 2014.

Challenges

Challenge 1: ‘How will you respond?’ Quiz

Are you aware of hostile behaviour and scams online? Do you know how to react appropriately?

Challenge yourself and pick up some tips as you complete this quiz via the URL: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1tDuot8KaqDleoK2DA5jSsWyCbk2–YdY4AVEn2jLoA0/viewform?usp=send_form

Submission Instructions
Do submit via the quiz URL provided. Please provide your full name in the quiz submission form.

Challenge 2: Post cyberwellness tips! [via Twitter or Facebook]

Post a netiquette or cyber-safety tip or a useful cyber wellness resource URL for 4 consecutive days on your twitter or facebook account. Encourage your friends to re-share the post or retweet the tweet.

Submission Instructions
Submit via the twitter or facebook account stated in your registration form.

For Twitter: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tweeting @_innovajc (the IJC twitter account) once you post the netiquette or cyber-safety tip or useful resource URL. Do make sure the twitter account is not private if you are hashtagging.

For Facebook: This can be done through either hastaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @IJC United once you post the netiquette or cyber-safety tip or useful resource URL. Do make sure the facebook post is set to public.

Sample: https://twitter.com/_innovajc/status/496883644170911745

Challenge 3: Make a jingle! [via Twitter, Instagram or Facebook]

Create a jingle of no more than 90-sec to promote a netiquette or cyber-safety message based on the lesson “Being respectful to yourself and others online”. Do include a written description with your submission. Please ensure that you respect the intellectual property rights and give due acknowledgement if you have adapted an existing creative work.

Only entries with audible and appropriate messages, and have given due acknowledgment to sources will be accepted.

Submission Instructions
Submit via the twitter or instagram or facebook account stated in your registration form.

For Twitter: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tweeting @_innovajc (the IJC twitter account) once you post the jingle. Do make sure the twitter account is not private if you are hashtagging.

For Instagram: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @_innovajc (the IJC instagram account) once you post the jingle. Do make sure the instagram account is public.

For Facebook: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @IJC United once you post the jingle. Do make sure the facebook post is set to public.

Challenge 4: Make a jingle! [via Twitter, Instagram or Facebook]

Make a short video clip! [via Twitter, Instagram or Facebook]

Create a short video clip of no longer than 90-sec to promote a netiquette or cyber-safety message based on either the assembly talk on cyber-safety, or the cyber wellness civics lesson on “Being respectful to yourself and others online”. Each submission should be accompanied by a brief description of the video. Do ensure that you abide by the intellectual property rights laws and give due acknowledgement if you have adapted an existing creative work.

Only original entries with clear and appropriate messages will be accepted.

Submission Instructions
Submit via the twitter or instagram or facebook account stated in your registration form.

For Twitter: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tweeting @_innovajc (the IJC twitter account) once you post the video. Do make sure the twitter account is not private if you are hashtagging.

For Instagram: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @_innovajc (the IJC instagram account) once you post the video. Do make sure the instagram account is public.

For Facebook: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @IJC United once you post the video. Do make sure the facebook post is set to public.

Sample: http://websta.me/p/780826077756967380_1434636073

Challenge 5: Share tips with your community and snap 3 pictures! [via Twitter, Instagram or Facebook]

Now that you have picked up a few netiquette and cyber safety tips, it’s time you share these tips with your family and friends, and gather them to promote good practices. For this challenge, share with us three photos taken with different groups of family members and friends that promote good practices based on any of the following themes.

Submission Instructions

Submit the picture via the social media account stated in your registration form. Only entries with clear and appropriate messages, and have given due acknowledgment to sources will be accepted.

Themes:
1. Good netiquette
2. Is it a good idea to…?
3. Think before u share…
4. I can make the internet better by…
5. Is it helpful to re-share…?
6. Let’s create a better internet together

For Twitter: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness and mention @_innovajc (the IJC twitter account) once you post the photo. Do make sure the twitter account is public.

For Instagram: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @_innovajc (the IJC instagram account) once you post the instagram photo. Do make sure the instagram account is public.

For Facebook: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @IJC United once you post the picture. Do make sure the facebook post is set to public.

Sample: http://websta.me/p/780826503176833504_1434636073

Challenge 6: Reflect on a Cyber Wellness video! [via Twitter or Facebook]

View one of the videos below and reflect on what it promotes about the safe and responsible use of the internet. Post your reflection/comments on your twitter or facebook account.

“The Boy Who Posted Wolf”

“The Mobile Phone”

“Memorable Internet Experience Starts With You”

Submission Instructions

Submit via the twitter or facebook account stated in your registration form.

For Twitter: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tweeting @_innovajc (the IJC twitter account) everytime you post the reflection/comment. Do make sure the twitter account is not private if you are hashtagging.

For Facebook: This can be done through either hastaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @IJC United everytime you post the reflection/comment. Do make sure the facebook post is set to public.

Challenge 7: Be the mature digital citizen on STOMP! [via Twitter or Facebook]

Go to STOMP, select any one particular article, and briefly explain/highlight how it demonstrates either respectful or disrespectful online behaviour. Share the post and your comments through either your twitter or facebook account.

Submission Instructions

Submit via the twitter or facebook account stated in your registration form.

For Twitter: This can be done through either hashtaging #ijcyberwellness or tweeting @_innovajc (the IJC twitter account) once you share the post and post your comments. Do make sure the twitter account is not private if you are hashtagging.

For Facebook: This can be done through either hastaging #ijcyberwellness or tagging @IJC United once you share the post and post your comments. Do make sure the facebook post is set to public.

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