Tuesday, 13 October 2009
In the article “Footprints in the Digital age” by Will Richardson, he talks about how the digital footprint can be worry some to parents because of some minors have done nothing online which leaves no digital footprint to be used. First, parents have three big things, getting their kids through high school, college, and hoping they can get a job. The digital footprints could get in the way of that if their children currently are non-users of the internet. Next, after getting them to use the internet, they have to use it correctly and make everything text book material so they don’t get knocked down for using the internet earlier. Last, students need to be prepared to own the online spaces and use them to the best of their educational abilities. Clearly the digital footprint can put a lot of pressure on what happens online.