Business&ITCenter21: Digital Citizenship

digital citizenship

This module provides an overview of personal responsibilities in respectful and ethical behavior using digital resources as it pertains to personal and workplace digital communications, cyberbullying, and digital footprint.

 

Activity: Digital Citizenship Choices


Description
In this activity, students will listen to scenarios and determine good and bad digital citizenship choices.

 

Unit: Digital Literacy


Description
In this unit, students will learn about: the impact of technology on society and the workforce and exhibit decision-making skills and critical thinking in the ethical use of digital resources. 

Lessons
  1. Our Digital World 
  2. Ethical Use of Digital Resources 
  3. Quiz

 

Unit: Digital Communication


Description
In this unit, students will learn about: cyberbullying and its effects and handling digital communication in personal and professional lives. 

Lessons
  1. Personal Digital Communication 
  2. Workplace Digital Communication 
  3. Cyberbullying 
  4. Quiz

 

Unit: Online Safety


Description
In this unit, students will learn about: the consequences of choices they make with their digital footprints, managing social media accounts, and protecting themselves.

Lessons
  1. Digital Footprint 
  2. Protecting Yourself Online 
  3. Quiz

 

Activity: Reflection Questions and Discussion


Description
In this activity, students will journal about crediting resources, cyberbullying, digital footprint, and protecting one's self from online predators and scams. A class discussion can follow.

 

Activity: Resolving Issues


Description
In this activity, students will review several scenarios and make recommendations to resolve digital citizenship-related issues. A class discussion can follow.

 

Project: Ethical Issues with Electronic Communications


Description
In this project, students research, summarize, and share various perspectives and ramifications surrounding an ethical issue related to modern-day electronic communications. Specifically, students answer questions and create a presentation about their chosen ethical issue.

 

Project: Ethical Issues with Intellectual Property


Description
In this project, students research, summarize, and share various perspectives and ramifications surrounding an ethical issue related to intellectual property rights. Specifically, students answer questions and create a presentation about their chosen issue.

 

Activity: Current Event


Description
Students will review articles for information related to a topic in the module. Once an article is found, students complete a Current Event form.

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