Share Paper: The SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunities, threats) of Digital Citizenship in Education

  1. Maria Bhattacharjee, University of Houston Downtown, United States
  2. Irene Chen, University of Houston Downtown, United States

Abstract: The role of Digital Citizen starts as soon as one clicks on the Internet. Not only do teacher candidates have to behave as good Digital Citizens, but, as future educators, they also have the responsibility to prepare future students to be good Digital Citizens who are active and well informed and are expert researchers and powerful communicators. This presentation will discuss a number of aspects as for what it entails to be a Digital Citizen in today's world.