Digital Citizenship:A Professional Development Course Instructor: T. L. Shelton NEXT
Welcome to Digital Citizenship! Course SyllabusWelcome! Thank you for taking this course.This presentation will provide you witheverything you need to know to get off to a greatstart and complete this course successfully.Please read carefully and review the informationregularly. NEXT
Table of ContentsResourcesGoalsObjectivesAssessmentsInstructor and Student Interaction ExpectationsLearner GuidanceGrading SystemPolicies Concerning Academic HonestyClass OrganizationInstructor Contact Information NEXT
ResourcesA. Required Text:Ribble, M., & Bailey, G. (2007). Digital citizenship in schools. Washington, DC: ISTE.ISBN:978-1-56484-232-9B. Websites for Course:C. Required Technology:This course is an online simulation course, therefore, it will require you to haveequipment and skills allow88ing ready and constant access to a computer with Internetconnection to the WWW. You must utilize the e-mail account (the account address mustbe provided to instructor by the end of the first week of the course) on a regular basis,and have the resources and ability to attach and open documents readable in MS-Word,PDF, and other common applications. You must have a headphone set with amicrophone attached to your computer. These individual requirements are not fulfilledby this department but must be supplied by you at your home (preferable) orworkplace.
GoalsGoalsA. Course Description:This course examines the Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship. Duringthis course, the student will explore each element in detail whileunderstanding how it relates to his/her professional and personal use oftechnology and the Internet.B. Audience:The intended audience for this course is professional educators andother professionals who are interested in learning more about …
ObjectivesObjectivesThe student will:1. Define digital citizenship as it relates to his/herprofessional practices.2. Show evidence of understanding and use of the Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship.
Assessment and ActivitiesAssessments and ActivitiesA. Weekly Quizzes (25%)There will be five 10-question True/False and Multiple Choice quizzes givenat the end of each weekly lesson. You will have one hour to complete theonline quiz and only one opportunity to take the quiz. Scores will be recordedautomatically and will be available to you upon completion of the quiz. The 50possible points from the quizzes will count as 25% of your final grade for thecourse.Project (50%)Activities (10%)Attendance/Participation (15%)
Instructor and Student Interaction Expectations
Class OrganizationClass Organization • How many sessions are needed? • How long should the sessions last? • What is the time span for the whole course?
Instructor Contact InformationInstructorTaMesha L. SheltonProfessional Development InstructorDepartment of Professional LearningEducator’s University of AmericaPhone: 123.456.7890Fax: 123.456.4567Email: email@example.comOffice Hours: M/W/F 8-11; call to schedule appointments fortimes other than these (video conferencing is available, ifneeded)Website: www.tameshasheltonteaches.com
ReferencesRibble, M., & Bailey, G. (2007). Digital citizenship in schools. Washington,DC: ISTE. ISBN: 978-1-56484-232-9This syllabus was adapted from the following sources:http://www2.honolulu.hawaii.edu/facdev/guidebk/teachtip/syllab-5.htmValdosta State University College of Education Department of Curriculum,Leadership, and Technology syllabiBackground from:http://www.backgroundlabs.com/