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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.

Digital Citizenship Articles by Topic

Newest Digital Citizenship Articles

8 digital skills that make you employable and help you succeed in the workplace

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Digital skills are defined as “a range of abilities to use digital devices, communication applications, and networks to access and… Read more »

7 tips for effective communication using chat and text

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Studies show that text messaging is quickly overtaking calls as a means of communicating using mobile (Texting overtakes voice in… Read more »

Watch out for these 10 dangerous emails that are out to scam you

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Scammers are getting more and more sophisticated with their schemes these days. You could become a victim if you’re not… 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. It’s easy and we get our answers quickly…. Read more »

Recent Digital Citizenship Articles, CLB3-4

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. It’s easy and we get our answers quickly…. 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 »

5 tips for browsing the internet efficiently

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Browsing the internet can be overwhelming. Imagine having the power to harness information from more than a billion websites at… Read more »

Are you ready for your online class?

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Online classes are the wave of the future. More and more people are discovering the benefits of going online to… Read more »

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Digital Skills at Work

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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 »

How to stay safe online

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In the digital age, we must do all we can to stay safe online. Attend this workshop to find out… Read more »

Week 1 – Test

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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 »

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