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Author Hui, Bowen
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Digital Citizenship ♦ Digital Citizen ♦ Responsible Way ♦ Various Course Component ♦ New Computer Science Course ♦ Appropriate Way ♦ Technology Offer ♦ Ed-ucational System ♦ Several Fac-ulty Member ♦ Positive Out-comes ♦ Cru-cial Skill ♦ Digital World ♦ Privacy Poli-cies ♦ Course Delivery ♦ First Half ♦ Reliable Information Online ♦ Suspicious Content
Abstract Digital citizenship is drawing increasing attention in the ed-ucational system as a means to help students understand how to use technology in a safe and appropriate way. Cru-cial skills that students need in order to navigate the digital world effectively include: finding reliable information online, detecting suspicious content, being aware of the privacy poli-cies with information collected online, and taking advantage of what technology offers by participating in a responsible way with others worldwide. Following existing initiatives, this paper reports on our experience with a new Computer Science course on Digital Citizenship. We present the de-sign, objectives, and structure of the course. In describing the various course components, we highlight anecdotes from the first half of the semester demonstrating positive out-comes of the course delivery. Overall, this course is well-liked by the students and has received support from several fac-ulty members in promoting enrollment in their programs.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article