4510-R Technology Acceptable Use

  • 4510-R Technology Acceptable Use
    Guidelines for Acceptable Use Terms and Conditions

    Campbell County School District’s Responsible Use of Technology Resources

    • Demonstrate safe, legal, and responsible use of digital information and technology.
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.
    • Demonstrate elements of digital citizenship.

    Unacceptable Uses of Technology Resources

    Inappropriate technology use includes but is not limited to the following:

    • Violating any federal or state law, local regulation or school district policy.  (CIPA and COPPA)
    • Using obscene language.
    • Harassing, insulting or bullying others, posting of private or personal information about another person. (Student Policy #5276- Anti-Bullying Policy)
    • Interfering with the normal functioning of devices, computer systems, or computer networks.
    • Intentionally wasting limited network or bandwidth resources.
    • Damaging, theft, vandalism or malicious attempt to harm or destroy hardware, data of another user, Internet, or any agencies or other networks that are connected to the Internet. This includes, but is not limited to, the uploading or creation of computer viruses and/or the intentional removal of district-installed software.
    • Unauthorized access or “Hacking” in attempt to gain unauthorized access to restricted files, other devices or computer systems.
    • Uploading any harmful form of programming, bypassing filters, installing any type of server, aliasing / spoofing, peer-to-peer networking or remote-control software.
    • Accessing dangerous information that, if acted upon, could cause damage or danger to others.
    • Accessing, modifying, or deleting digital information that belongs to others.
    • Possession of and/or distribution of any tools, which can be used for malicious purposes.
    • Intentional viewing, downloading or distribution of inappropriate, offensive, materials, including but not limited to: inappropriate music files, movies, images, or other media.
    • Downloading to district devices any student owned apps and/or software.

    Digital Citizenship

    Campbell County School District’s overall code of conduct also applies to the use of digital tools for academic purposes. When online, users should work towards creating a positive online presence and are expected to abide by the generally accepted rules of network etiquette. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Be polite.
    • Use appropriate language. Verbal or written language that is considered inappropriate in the classroom is also inappropriate in all uses of technology.
    • Comply with copyright policy (Human Resources Policy # 4675- Copyright/4675-Regulation-Copyright).
    • Students should not reveal his/her personal address, phone number or any other personal disclosures, or those of students or colleagues.
    • Students should not give their username or password to any other student, or use the username or password of someone else to access any part of the system.

    Digital-Age Communication and Collaboration Tools

    Students may participate in District-approved digital-age communication, social media and collaboration tools related to curricular projects or school activities. Communication and collaboration tools are online applications, services, and practices that allow users to connect to each other and to create, share, and collaborate on content.  When using the tools, students must abide by the guidelines established within Digital Citizenship and support the educational mission and instructional program of the district.

    Digital-age communication and collaboration tools are not guaranteed to be private. All communication and collaboration tools must be used appropriately. Account holders will be held responsible at all times for the proper use of accounts, and the District may suspend or revoke access if rules are violated. Content relating to or in support of illegal activities will be reported to authorities.

    Inappropriate use of such tools would include but is not limited to:

    • Threatening harm to a person or to property.
    • Content that is obscene, offensive, crude or indecent.
    • Content that is posted anonymously.
    • Content which insults or slanders.
    • Content which violates the privacy of others. (Student Policy #5330-Student Use of Electronic and Recording Devices)
    • Content which blackmails or places demands on someone.
    • Content which promotes any illegal activity.
    • Content that annoys, abuses or harasses another person.
    • Content which is political in nature or intent.
    • Content which promotes the sale of goods or services for personal gain.
    • Sending irrelevant or inappropriate messages to a large number of recipients.

    Student Images and Products for Educational Use

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