Your Name and Title: Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor of Librarianship
Organization Name: California State University Long Beach
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: California, USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): librarians and teachers grades 7 and up
Short Session Description: Digital Citizenship: What Is It, and How Do You Teach It?
Full Session Description: As technology advances, so do the techniques for abusing it. While traditional crime has not increased in some countries, cyber crime are becoming increasingly common and steadily growing. One of the duties of educators is to teach the learning community about digital citizenship so everyone can understand, address, and prevent technology abuse. This session defines digital citizenship, discusses its ramifications on individuals and the learning community at large, and recommends strategies for digital citizenship education.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: http://k12.digitalcitizenship.wikispaces.com