The Modern Environment: Digital Citizenship

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The Modern Environment: Digital Citizenship


The significant increase in technological dependence for both individuals and organizations has increased the importance of understanding the necessary steps and practices for ensuring a responsible utilization of digital resources. The current dynamics of the digital environments along with the increased cyber risks and threats have emphasized the necessity for individuals to understand the current implications of the digital environment, and how can individual users maintain a compact cyber resilience.

In this online course, the students will learn about the modern responsibility of digital citizenship for every user who utilizes the digital environment and its implications. The Modern Environment: Digital Citizenship online course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of how to responsibly utilize technological resources in the modern digital environment. The course consists of ten (10) modules, which cover the fundamentals of digital citizenship, the best sharing practices, personal branding, digital security, and safety, as well as digital etiquette.

Learning Objectives:

Upon the successful completion of the course, the student/participant will become familiar with the following concepts and will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts and practices associated with digital citizenship.
  • Comprehend the skills and competencies related to digital citizenship and how to responsibly utilize technological resources.
  • Incorporate the knowledge of new technological solutions for solving real-life problems.
  • Evaluate the digital environment through understanding the ethics and the values that should be upheld in the digital environment.

Course Modules & Duration:

The Modern Environment: Digital Citizenship online course is projected to take six (6) hours to complete – including the final quiz.

Module 1: What is Digital Citizenship?30 minutes
Module 2: Being a Good Citizen30 minutes
Module 3: Best Practices for Sharing30 minutes
Module 4: Personal Branding (I)30 minutes
Module 5: Personal Branding (II)30 minutes
Module 6: Digital Security and Safety (I)30 minutes
Module 7: Digital Security and Safety (II)30 minutes
Module 8: Dealing with the Dark Side30 minutes
Module 9: Digital Etiquette (I)30 minutes
Module 10: Digital Etiquette (II)30 minutes
Final Quiz: A quiz that consists of 30 questions (passing score 60%)1 hour

Certification Details:

As soon as you finish the online course, you can download your Certificate of Achievement. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your Certificate of Achievement includes the online course you have studied, your name, the date of completion, and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

Navigation Guide:

The Modern Environment: Digital Citizenship online course is divided into manageable modules and topics. Go through these modules at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the online course. We use images, written information, diagrams, and other resources to help you get to know the content without any problems. This online course is designed to progress without any assistance, but our support staff can be contacted if you need us.

Follow this link to download the: Navigation Guide for The Modern Environment: Digital Citizenship online course. If you have any further question or require further support, please do not hesitate to contact us at

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