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.

 

Course Outline
INTRODUCTION
Course Objectives


MODULE 1
What Is Digital Citizenship?
What Is Digital Citizenship?
Engaging With Others
It’s a Moving Target
Belonging to a Community
Knowledge Check


MODULE 2
Being a Good Citizen
Build It Up
Real World Influences
Use Technology Appropriately
The Golden Rule
Knowledge Check


MODULE 3
Best Practices for Sharing
Digital Footprints
Personal and Work Lives
Stop and Think Before You Post
Do Not Overshare
Knowledge Check


MODULE 4
Networking and Personal Branding (I)
Personal Branding
Be Yourself
Social Networking
If You Share It, Expect Everyone to See It
Knowledge Check


MODULE 5
Networking and Personal Branding (II)
Introduce Colleagues
Volunteer to Help Others
Blog
Guard Your Reputation
Knowledge Check


MODULE 6
Digital Security and Safety (I)
Don’t Trust Anyone You Don’t Know
Enable 2-Step Verification Processes
Public Wi-Fi
Public Computers
Knowledge Check


MODULE 7
Digital Security and Safety (II)
Email and Attachments
Password Rules
Back Up Your Files
Update Your Software
Knowledge Check


MODULE 8
Dealing with the Dark side
See It, Report It
Bullying and Harassment
Trolling
Shared Something You Shouldn’t Have?
Knowledge Check


MODULE 9
Digital Etiquette (I)
Respect and Tone
Speak Up, Not Out
Topics to Avoid
Keep Private Messages Private
Knowledge Check


MODULE 10
Digital Etiquette (II)
Educate Yourself
Information Processing
Internet Boldness
Permission to Share
Knowledge Check


ASSESSMENT
Post Test

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