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Digital Citizenship: Conducting Yourself in a Digital World

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Course Overview

Technology is evolving at an ever-increasing speed. People are becoming increasingly reliant in ways many have never imagined. Digital tools are literally at our fingertips, and we use them to learn, communicate, buy, bank, share, and interact. For most of us, a significant part of our days is spent in the digital world.

Online interactions and transactions are replacing real world ones. Regrettably, digital use can become misuse and abuse, often without the responsible person realizing it. As citizens of the digital world, users should learn and accept that they have certain rights and responsibilities.  Many are not educated in appropriate technology use; other people know but do not practice it. ‘Digital Citizenship’ is fundamental to a safe and satisfying digital world.

This course aims to increase your knowledge and appreciation of the practices needed to ensure you are a good digital citizen.

Learning Objectives

After you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • The concept of digital citizenship.
  • The principles of digital citizenship.
  • The elements of each of these principles.
  • How to use these elements to practice good citizenship in the digital world.