Internet Citizenship

Internet Citizenship

Henry H. Emurian (University of Maryland – Baltimore County, USA) and Malissa Marie Carroll (University of Maryland – Baltimore County, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-503-2.ch406
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Abstract

This article presents the design of an undergraduate course that focused on how the Internet1 may be used as a medium for discovering information about citizenship, in general, and for advocating and practicing citizenly conduct, in particular. The goal is to share with the reader a set of guidelines to specify course objectives and requirements, to select relevant materials, to engage students in self-directed learning, and to appreciate the process of working with the students over a semester. Applications of information and communication technology (ICT) were integrated into the course management and delivery, and they also formed the basis of the topic for the course content.
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This particular seminar course met twice each week for 75 minutes over a 14-week semester. Class time was devoted to the following types of activities.

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