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The use of technology and the internet has changed the way we interact, work, study and shop. Many of us appreciate and enjoy our online interactions. However, there are also many dangers lurking in the online environment. How do we navigate the ever changing rules of digital citizenship, and keep ourselves and our families safe in the online world? Read on to learn more.


Quick Facts

  • The “World Cup” was the most searched event on Google in 2018.
  • The “123456”continues to be first on the list of bad passwords in 2018. “Password” is the second on the list.
  • According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, 93 percent of teens ages 12 to 17 are online.

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Newest Digital Citizenship Articles

Social media terms you should know

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It seems like everyone is on social media nowadays. Some are on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, or WhatsApp. Others, especially… Read more »

Beware of romance scams! Recognize the 5 red flags

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Did you know that romance scams were responsible for the second highest amount of fraud-related dollar loss in 2021? Yes,… Read more »

Digital terms every e-learner should know

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“I’ll post the URL so you can download the reference.” “I’ll meet you tonight on any VoIP platform. Drop me… Read more »

7 easy ways to make your computer run faster

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Working on a slow computer can be frustrating. Most of us notice that our PCs start to slow down by… Read more »

Recent Digital Citizenship Articles, CLB3-4

Beware of romance scams! Recognize the 5 red flags

Love to the moon and back message on a mobile phone

Did you know that romance scams were responsible for the second highest amount of fraud-related dollar loss in 2021? Yes,… Read more »

Online class etiquette: Why is it important?

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Etiquette refers to a set of customs and rules acceptable in social groups or social situations. It is sometimes called… Read more »

Be media smart! Assessing online information in 5 steps

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Most of us rely on the information we get on the internet. We ask the internet about everything! It has… Read more »

6 tips for safe and productive Facebook use

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Facebook has become one of the most widely used social media platforms today. For those of us who have friends… Read more »

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Digital Skills at Work- Week 3

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Course Description Digital Skills at Work (DSW) is a four-week course focusing on essential digital skills required to succeed in one’s career…. Read more »

Week 1 – Digital Citizenship

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Week 1 focuses on the key concepts of the digital world. Think about your daily life and the technology you… Read more »

WorkCom_Week 4

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This is our last week of Workplace Communications. This time you are in the driver’s seat. We look forward to your presentation… Read more »

WorkCom_Week 3

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We have now reached week 3 of Workplace Communications! This week, we are engaging in a number of activities that allow… Read more »

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