Digital Citizenship

Course highlights

What does it mean to be a digital citizen? Good digital citizens use technology in appropriate and respectful ways and build community in every corner of the Internet. In 21st century education, helping students become good digital citizens — who communicate, search, and stay safe online — is part of every educator's responsibilities.

Topics include:

  • Creating a positive digital footprint
  • Addressing cyberbullying
  • Joining online communities
  • Finding solutions for the digital divide
  • Conducting online research
  • Maintaining privacy online
  • Protecting yourself from viruses and malware
  • Buying products online
  • Engaging with online reviews

Key facts

Provider Lynda (via LinkedIn or Auckland Council Library)
Course Type Semi-interactive course with video
Level Beginner
Pre-requisites No experience needed
Availability On demand
Certification/upgrades Free. No certificate.
Time Commitment

1hr 31mins

Assessment No assessment
Platform Lynda
Registration required Will need local Auckland Library membership. Log onto with Library Card Number and Library Card PIN.