Digital Citizenship

For Learning 2.012, my focus is on digital citizenship. As I’m sure we all know, this is a broad topic that is heavily influenced by the culture of the school that you are working in.

Truth be told, I’d prefer that we drop the ‘digital’ part and just refer to it as citizenship. With over 1 billion active users on facebook – out of a total of 2.3 billion internet users worldwide – and the increasing dependence on internet connectivity, “online” has already become a space where people just are.

The goals of this session are to learn from and with each other while challenging our thinking around the concept of digital citizenship. I hope to do this by using essential questions and media that present various viewpoints along the continuum of perspectives. I hope that these media will encourage discussion that will allow us to examine the following digital citizenship topics:

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