Digital Citizenship

Workshop Overview:

The Internet has changed the way that people connect, communicate, and conduct business. The digital age has provided many benefits, but it does have a downside. Given the sheer volume of digital information that we send and receive each day, it is important to learn basic citizenship skills. These skills will help prevent missteps and keep your digital relationships running smoothly.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Define digital citizenship.
  • Use technology appropriately.
  • Use social networking to create your brand.
  • Protect your reputation online.
  • Practice safe use of technology.
  • Understand digital etiquette.

Course Module:

Module One: Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: What Is Digital Citizenship?

  • What Is Digital Citizenship?
  • Engaging with Others
  • It’s a Moving Target
  • Belonging to a Community
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Three: Being a Good Citizen

  • Build It Up
  • Real World Influences
  • Use Technology Appropriately
  • The Golden Rule
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Four: Best Practices for Sharing

  • Digital Footprints
  • Personal and Work Lives
  • Stop and Think Before You Post
  • Do Not Over share
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Five: Networking and Personal Branding (I)

  • Personal Branding
  • Be Yourself
  • Social Networking
  • If You Share It, Expect Everyone to See It
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Six: Networking and Personal Branding (II)

  • Introduce Colleagues
  • Volunteer to Help Others
  • Blog
  • Guard Your Reputation
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Seven: Digital Security and Safety (I)

  • Don’t Trust Anyone You Don’t Know
  • Enable 2-Step Verification Processes
  • Public Wi-Fi
  • Public Computers
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Eight: Digital Security and Safety (II)

  • Email and Attachments
  • Password Rules
  • Back Up Your Files
  • Update Your Software
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Nine: Dealing with the Dark side

  • See It, Report It
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Trolling
  • Shared Something You Shouldn’t Have?
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Ten: Digital Etiquette (I)

  • Respect and Tone
  • Speak Up, Not Out
  • Topics to Avoid
  • Keep Private Messages Private
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Eleven: Digital Etiquette (II)

  • Educate Yourself
  • Information Processing
  • Internet Boldness
  • Permission to Share
  • Case Study
  • Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise