Digital Citizenship in Schools

Digital Citizenship in Schools

This subject explores the concept and practice of digital citizenship. Students are required to examine economic, political, ethical and technological issues concerning digital citizenship, and how information policies in schools can be used to develop the capacity of students and teachers as digital citizens. Students examine policy and practice at local, regional, national and international levels concerning intellectual property and plagiarism; freedom of, and access to, information and technologies; cybersafety and transliteracy; and effective use of technologies to support teaching and learning. Students explore these issues through a series of online conversations using a suite of asynchronous and synchronous tools.

Class Name Digital Citizenship in Schools
Host School Charles Sturt University
Class Identifier ETL523
Credit Value 8 Points
Faculty To be Advised
Course Tool (Online) Sakai - Customized
Class Description This subject explores the concept and practice of digital citizenship. Students are required to examine economic, political, ethical and technological issues concerning digital citizenship, and how information policies in schools can be used to develop the capacity of students and teachers as digital citizens. Students examine policy and practice at local, regional, national and international levels concerning intellectual property and plagiarism; freedom of, and access to, information and technologies; cybersafety and transliteracy; and effective use of technologies to support teaching and learning. Students explore these issues through a series of online conversations using a suite of asynchronous and synchronous tools.
Class Disclaimer For further information regarding this course please refer to the attached draft syllabus document.
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date March 4th, 2013 - June 7th, 2013
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day December 3rd, 2012
Residency Start and End Date No Residency
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