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Who Cares about Digital Citizenship?

Who Cares about Digital Citizenship?

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.