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The 3Cs in College: Advice for Students Studying Foreign Languages

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Transcript of The 3Cs in College: Advice for Students Studying Foreign Languages

Q: What are the 3Cs?
A: Cybersecurity


the 3Cs and foreign language study

As a student of languages, you will be asked to work within a global digital community, where you must make informed decisions and practice responsible behaviors to:
In the online world, both in and out of class, you must make responsible and informed decisions about how to safeguard:

Any choices you make online can have an impact on this school's network.
creative commons
plagiarism and foreign language writing
academic honesty
machine-assisted translation
"Cybersecurity" and "cybersafety" refer to how you protect yourself and the network when using technology inside and outside of the classroom.
issues in cyberethics:
your digital identity can be stolen
protect yourself from cyberbullying
The risks of cyberbullying and harrassment still exist even though you are now in college!

Be careful of what you post online!
College students can be especially vulnerable to identity theft as they are relatively new to the world of financial credit. Watch this newsclip:
watch this x-tra normal video on cybersecurity for more info:
Scholarship committees and future employers WILL check you out online!
This short movie shows how your online identity can haunt you!
tips for managing your social identity in college
secure your login and password
the 3cs in college:
information is permanent
maximize privacy settings
don't enter personal identifying information (age, address, phone)
be wary of whom you "friend" & what you "like"
don't post anything you wouldn't want parents, professors or future employers to see;
tips for avoiding identity theft:

use secure logins and passwords.
don't give out personal information, including credit cards, unless you are absolutely sure the site is safe.
avoid shopping on public computers where others can get access to your financial information; always logout of public computers
purchase from reputable sellers that have secure shopping facilities (these links start with https not http).
"Cyberethics" refers to how you use sources ethically and responsibly when engaging with and/or creating new media.
ensure your own safety
ensure network security
practice academic honesty
your private information
your professional identity
your academic work
your social identities
watch this!
This xtranormal video offers some tips for how to protect yourself and practice safe behaviors in the digital world:
Advice for College students
studying foreign languages
/neɛ́t-ə-kət/, Noun:
3. A philosophy of effective internet communication that utilizes common conventions and norms as a guide for rules and standards.
2. The social and moral code of the internet based on the human condition and Golden Rule of Netiquette.
1. The social code of network communication.
netiquette defined
You may face institutional and/or legal consequences if you infringe upon the school's security guidelines, policies, and procedures, or state and national law.
Infringements include, but are not limited to sharing files, sensitive data or information.

Conversing with language partners –other students or native speakers– via email, text, live chat or Skype, or in online games can enrich your language-learning experience, but take these steps to protect yourself:
protect yourself while studying a language
use secure logins and passwords
be wary of people who ask you for this kind of information
report any online harassment or bullying to authorities
don't give out personal information about age, gender, whereabouts
For more info on protecting yourself, see this site: http://www.ikeepsafe.org/be-a-pro/privacy/privacy-recommendations/
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Check out the guidelines below.
1) emailing in academia
2) constructive comments.
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check out this website for netiquette tips in many media: http://www.networketiquette.net/index.html
creative commons licensing
academic honesty
machine-assisted translation
this video offers a great overview of why you need to know about creative commons
As a 21st century learner, you will likely use media to create new media. Sharing creative products under Creative Commons licensing is a common practice in academia.
Creative Commons is a licensing system that allows academics, artists, and creators of all types to share their work.
behaviors include but are by no means limited to:
cheating on tests
copying others work (papers, tests, research, computer program)
downloading papers from a "paper mill"
manufacturing quotes or data

, aka: failure to properly attribute sources (including text, images, graphs, music and sources downloaded from the Internet), in either oral or written work
2) paraphrase carefully read carefully, summarize and explain source to your grandmother
rule of thumb for writing in foreign languages
1) use MLA style guide: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
3) cite sparingly (introduce quotes with your own words)
As a student of foreign language, you are no doubt familiar with sites like
google translate or babbelfish. You may feel compelled to use such sites to get some quick help; however, using machine-assisted translation to do your own work is considered plagiarism. Check out this video:
For further information on the 3cs
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