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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

Misinformation, disinformation, & malinformation: What’s the difference?

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Did you know that false news is 70% more likely to be retweeted than the truth? A study found that… Read more »

5 important online habits to have in 2024

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Many of us lived our lives online during the pandemic. We held meetings, classes, and events on Zoom. We got… Read more »

3 of the best ways online information can be a lifesaver

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There’s so much online content out there, sometimes we can be overwhelmed. We can forget that the internet has so… Read more »

Want to learn more digital skills? Here are great resources you can use right now

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Digital literacy is having the skills to use, communicate and keep up with technology. Having these skills is important to… Read more »

Recent Digital Citizenship Articles, CLB3-4

3 of the best ways online information can be a lifesaver

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There’s so much online content out there, sometimes we can be overwhelmed. We can forget that the internet has so… 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 »

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 »

Are you scared of technology? 5 tips to survive in the 21st century

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Technology can be overwhelming. Every day we hear of some new gadget, app or software that we need to download… 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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