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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

Feeling lost in your online class? We’ve got you!

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It can be confusing when you’re in an online environment. Sometimes, you feel lost and alone. Don’t worry! Everyone feels… Read more »

3 simple ways to spot and stop false information

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Disinformation is harmful. It can mislead people and lead them to subscribe to dangerous beliefs. It can also sow resentment,… Read more »

5 ways to be a responsible online citizen

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“We are all now connected by the internet, like neurons in a giant brain.” – Stephen Hawking The age of… Read more »

5 easy things you can do now to keep your accounts secure

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Did you know that a quarter of Canadian companies have been victims of cyberattack in 2021? This was reported by… 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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