Week 29: Alec Couros

Understanding Digital Citizenship


Alec Couros Session Recording
Recordings for the week29 session with Alec Couros are now available:
- MP3 Audio
- Elluminate recording

Week 29: Alec Couros - Understanding Digital Citizenship
This week week we are delighted to welcome Alec Couros, ICT Coordinator of the Faculty of Education, University of Regina. View his Wikispaces here and his weblog here. Alec is the author of numerous presentations and a hyperactive Twitter feed. week29

This week's live online session: Wednesday April 4 at 1pm SK time (currently Mountain) - 3pm Eastern (Check your time zone) The session will be held here in Blackboard Collaborate.

Overview: This week, I would like to lead a conversation around the the emerging concept of digital citizenship as it applies to learners and the role that educators and educational institutions must play in developing citizenry. I plan to lead participants from the previous and still prevalent 'cyber safety' focus in K12 schooling to more current participatory approaches now becoming common in schools. Major topics under digital citizenship that will be discussed include: information & media literacy, copyright/copyleft, network literacy, and identity. Read more here