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What's in your Offline & Online Name?5.0000000000000010.000000000000010.000000000000010.00000000000005.0000000000000010.00000000000005.00000000000000<div class="ExternalClassF9B47D1877D44A1DB97B6319718C7AE6"><p>​Ask members to spend a few minutes writing down whatever they know about their own names in a document on the computer. If members need guidance, here are some things to get them started:​</p><ul><li>What's your name?</li><li>Who made the decision about your official names?</li><li>Do you have any nicknames?</li><li>What names do you like or dislike, and why?</li><li>If you could pick out your own name, what would you select?</li></ul> ​<span style="line-height:1.6;">After members have had some time to brainstorm, get their attention and ask them about their names. What do they know? How was a nickname chosen and who gave it?</span> </div><div class="ExternalClassFFB2B4299E034922B50D67EF7CA1B15E"><div><p>​If someone knows someone else's name, what can they learn about them online? Have members search for someone famous. Make a short list of celebrities that members identify with, or recognize. Ask them to pick someone for their activity.</p><p>Once members choose their celebrity name to research, ask them to:</p><ul><li>Open a document</li><li>Add a heading with the celebrity's name they want to search</li><li>Use a search engine to find out as much as they can about that celebrity</li><li>Record in the document everything they find out</li></ul> ​ </div> </div><div class="ExternalClass295D8B22B671452E8BC6478D9A244230"><p>​Discuss the amount of information they found. The volume of information they can generate about a celebrity is impressive, right? We can find out everything  from when and where they were born, to the most recent tweet they did on Twitter last week.</p><p>Engage your members in a discussion about what they found. Does anything associated with that person's name go away? Does the information fade? Offline, in the real world, do you forgive people who have done something wrong? Does the online world ever forgive and forget?  </p></div><div class="ExternalClass2B1F272874434396A66B8CD3D92F129B"><p>​In the same document, members should summarize what they have learned about names, offline and online, and indicate what they can do to protect their name and reputation in the online world. What are things they should avoid doing to make sure their name doesn't end up as visible as some of the celebrities they've researched? Why is it important to protect and defend a name? </p></div><div class="ExternalClass04BE679D02E4434FB662E122B7DFA9E0"><div><p>​Members or the facilitator should save members' documents to members' portfolios.  </p><p>Remind members to give the file a clear name and date when saving and uploading files to their online portfolio, e.g., Whats-in-a-Name-5-12-2014.doc. Help members identify useful organization methods, such as assigning tags to files and creating folders.</p><p>The results of this activity counts toward an Intermediate badge.</p></div></div>/Lists/Coach/Flat.aspx?RootFolder=%2FLists%2FCoach%2FWhat%27s%20in%20your%20Offline%20%20Online%20Name&FolderCTID=0x01200200F3733329C0533443AE0C3B756D148148