MS-102: Digital Detective Infographic

An infographic is an effective way to share data in a visibly pleasing way.

Your assignment is to create your own infographic that focuses on tech usage for an average middle school student. You can create a survey and have Mr. Halula email the grade seven students. You can also research for international middle school students and their tech use. You will be given time in your MS-102 class to create this. Questions? Let us know!


  • One Topic Focus (in-depth research uncovering 3-4 subtopics)
  • Cited research (you must also conduct your own research of 40+ participants)
    • Must be recent (2020-present)
  • Bright, Vibrant Colors Used Throughout
  • Organized with proper spacing
  • Font size / type appropriate
  • Utilize your peers for feedback

Possible Topics:

  1. Cyberbullying–Harassment that happens on the Internet
  2. Digital citizenship–Live in the digital world safely, responsibly, and ethically
  3. Digital commerce–Electronic buying and selling of goods
  4. Digital communications–Electronic transmission of information including email, IM, SMS, chatrooms, forums, and multi-player games
  5. Digital footprint–Trail left in cyberspace by the use of digital communication
  6. Digital law–Legal rights and restrictions governing technology use
  7. Digital privacy–Protection of citizen information, reputation, and rights   while using digital mediums
  8. Digital rights/ responsibilities–Privileges and freedoms extended to all digital users and behavioral expectations that come with them. (Ribble & Bailey, 2007)
  9. Digital search and research–Search and research that relies on online sources
  10. Effective Passwords–Make these easy to remember but hard to guess
  11. Fair use–Legal use of copyrighted materials without permission of the owner provided the use is fair and reasonable, does not impair the value of materials, and does not curtail profits expected by owner
  12. Image copyright–Exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, or distribute the matter and form of an image
  13. Internet safety–Security of people and their information when using the Internet
  14. Netiquette–Electronic ‘etiquette’ on the net
  15. Online Plagiarism–Wrongful appropriation of another author’s “language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions”
  16. Online presence–An individual’s collective existence online including any activity that takes place on the internet
  17. Public domain–The realm embracing rights to online material that belong to the community at large, are unprotected by copyright or patent, and can be appropriated by anyone
  18. Social media–Online platforms like Facebook and Twitter by which individuals and communities create and share content
  19. Stranger Danger–Perceived danger by strangers

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