Online Safety

Cover - Online Safety
  • Online Safety
  • Volume 381
  • Editor: Justin Healey
  • Print book ISBN: 978 1 922084 62 0
  • E-book ISBN: 978 1 922084 63 7
  • Year: 2015
  • E-book: $26.00

Australians are increasingly connecting online through computers, mobile phones and other electronic devices to access the internet and social media. In the process, young people in particular are becoming more at risk of being exposed to fraud, identity theft, unauthorised access to personal information, stalking, harassment and exposure to illicit or offensive materials. This book presents a range of cybersafety tips to arm readers with an informed awareness of the risks online and offer advice on how to stay protected. A chapter in the book is specifically dedicated to understanding and dealing with the disturbing proliferation in cyberbullying. What are the practical ways in which we can safely communicate, access secure information and maintain healthy relationships online?

Chapter 1: Internet safety tips for young people

Chapter 2: Dealing with cyberbullying

Worksheets and activities; Fast facts; Glossary; Web links; Index