Easy-to-use guide to help teens and young adults develop their Internet skills while keeping safe
In today's world, such ordinary tasks as bill paying, shopping and applying for jobs are accomplished via the Internet. Developed by i-SAFE , the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to Internet safety education, this important resource shows students in grades 9-12 (and their parents and teachers) the right way to accomplish everyday activities online, while maintaining personal safety and computer security. * Shows teens how to safely use the Internet for social networking, buying and selling, applying for college , and more * Clearly explains how to avoid dangerous, inappropriate, or unlawful online behavior * From i-SAFE the organization dedicated to Internet safety education
This must-have book is designed to empower youth and steer them towards safe and responsible Internet experiences.
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About AuthorFounded in 1998 and active in all 50 states, i-SAFE Inc. (www.isafe.org) is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to educate and empower students to safely and responsibly take control of their Internet experiences. Since 2002, more than 28 million students have been educated and empowered through i-SAFE's education and outreach programs to be safe and responsible online citizens.
ContentsAbout the Book.
About the Author.
Chapter 1: Taking Charge Online.
Online Research Skills.
Online Retail Shopping.
Chapter 2: Interacting Online.
Your Online Persona.
Online Social Networking.
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Networking.
Chapter 3: Putting the Internet to Work for You.
Online Search Skills.
Job Hunting Online.
Money Management with Technology.
Preparing and Filing Income Taxes Online.
Chapter 4: Other Online Considerations.
Online Communication Basics.
Working Wireless: Network Safety Considerations.
Public Wireless Access Considerations.
Chapter 5: Using the Internet to Move Forward.
What Do I Want to Be?
Online Education: A Newer Option.
Applications, Scholarships, Loans, Grants, and More.
Optional Chapter Quizzes.
"Go Online" Section Summaries.
- publication date: 16/07/2010
- ISBN13: 9780470539507
- Format: Paperback
- Number Of Pages: 160
- ID: 9780470539507
- weight: 400
- ISBN10: 047053950X
- Saver Delivery: Yes
- 1st Class Delivery: Yes
- Courier Delivery: Yes
- Store Delivery: Yes