EDUO 9138: Nourishing Responsible Digital Citizens

  • Instructor: Joe Herz
  • Semester Credits/Units: 1
  • US $159
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Welcome to EDUO 9138, Nourishing Responsible Digital Citizens. This course will explore digital citizenship not as a set of rules but as an organized principals-based path to turn individuals into productive and socially responsible lifetime digital citizens.

Using the text, “Digital Citizenship in Schools, 3rd Edition 2015 by Mike Ribble, you will learn how to apply a framework for asking what students should be doing with respect to technology so they can become productive and responsible users of digital technologies.

Course Objectives:

In this course you will have opportunity to learn:

  • The nine elements of digital citizenship and how to incorporate them in the classroom
  • Professional development activities to instill citizenship concepts
  • Changes to the technology landscape, new tools and devices
  • Lesson plans, correlated to ISTE Standards, for teaching different aspects of digital citizenship


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Joe Herz

B.S., M.A. in Educational Technology

K-8 General Ed; K-12 Technology 30+ years.

Site and District Tech Coordinator; Technology Program Planner; Conference Presenter; Author.

"My current educational goal is to aid in the development of effective and responsible technology use by all students and innovative technology implementation by teachers."

Joe’s personal interests include: Music (guitar/drums), his classic VW bus and helping with local animal rescues.