Being a good digital citizen means to be an ethical and responsible member of the online community. Digital citizenship is the practice and teaching to help individuals, particularly young people, know how to navigate, create, communicate and protect themselves online. As more and more technology is used in personal lives and schools, the need for digital citizenship grows.
Digital Citizenship: Research and Practice from the Field provides research-based strategies that can help any educator working with technology and youth. Through experience and data collected by teaching in-depth digital citizenship classes with K-12 students, special populations and educator trainings, this book can provide real-life advice on what works, and what doesn't.
The models and advice in this title are based on prevention science. Prevention Science is the application of scientific method to prevent dysfunctional human behavior before it even starts.
In addition, this book will give its readers worksheets, activity sheets, lesson plans and assessment tools for implementing digital citizenship instruction in their organization.
Digital citizenship is a growing, multi-faceted, interdisciplinary subject in need of research and practical and applicable advice. This book brings together past studies, independent research and knowledge from other disciplines to provide solutions.