Share Paper: Introducing Digital Citizenship to High School Teachers Using Activities with Information Technologies

  1. Stephen Adams, California State University, Long Beach, United States
  2. Lesley Farmer, California State University, Long Beach, USA, United States
  3. Fabian Rojas, California State University, Long Beach USA, and Centro de Investigación y Docencia en Educación, Costa Rica
Tuesday, March 19 10:45 AM-11:15 AM 8

Abstract: Digital citizenship is a multi-faceted topic that involves the responsible use of technology in a community. This paper discusses a variety of strategies for introducing digital citizenship. It gives examples of two particular strategies: teacher-created digital podcasts on digital citizenship for use in their own classroom, and discussions using video posts to an electronic discussion board. The paper also presents a study of in-service high school teachers’ video discussions about digital citizenship as part of a graduate course. The study investigates the question, “Which aspects of digital citizenship are of greatest interest to teachers for use in their teaching as ...