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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

5 cyber smart resolutions for 2021

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2020 was a landmark year for online fraudsters. With the pandemic forcing us to stay at home, we are on… Read more »

Spotting fake news online in 4 quick steps

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Having the right information at the right time leads to successful settlement. Searching online is the fastest and easiest way… Read more »

Social media 101: Do newcomers need social media?

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Social media is any digital tool that allows users to quickly create and share content with the public. Some may… Read more »

How not to get scammed: 5 essential tips for detecting email attacks

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Have you been receiving a lot of spam lately? You’re not alone. Statistics Canada reports that over four in 10… 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. 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 »

5 tips for browsing the internet efficiently

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When was the last time you read an actual paper newspaper to check the weather and other news? Sure, some… 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- 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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