Share Paper: Beyond Digital Citizenship…Let’s Teach our Students to be Digital Leaders

  1. Kristi Hall, University of Cincinnati, Clermont College, United States
Wednesday, June 22 3:00-3:25 PM Liberty 3

Abstract: “Disruption, innovation, turbulence, change, and competition are words that define our world today.” (2019). Part of why this is true is due to the growth rate of information technologies. In the information technology area, we teach our students about digital citizenship and the subjects of privacy, data security, and professional ethics. All students, no matter their major, should also learn about these issues. I argue that our students do not need to be only good digital citizens. They need to learn to be digital leaders. The article, Digital Student Leadership (2017) cites a participant in the study as saying, “I ...