The National Council for Digital Citizenship conducted a survey of ISTE Students show presentations to attendees of ISTE 2011 in Philadelphia.members to gain insight into educators’ understanding of digital citizenship and classroom needs. The results were interesting:
• Experienced educators care about Digital Citizenship. 61% of respondents have been in their current role more than 5 years. 62% of respondents have more than fifteen years career experience.
• Digital Citizenship is a topic of strong interest. Topics in high demand included “engaging students in Digital Citizenship concepts and behaviors” and “Digital Citizenship curriculum development for different learning levels.”
• Digital Citizenship means different things to different people. 64.6% of respondents said that they believe there is not a consistently used, shared definition of what digital citizenship means.