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Digital Citizenship for Educators

Course Overview:

Uncover a variety of ways to protect, balance and respect yourself and your students, so that you can easily integrate digital citizenship in your classroom.

*Module Topics:

  • Fake News and the Responsibility to be Digitally Literate
  • Respectfully Disagreeing as a Resilient Digital Citizen
  • Breaking Down Classroom Walls to Build Bridges
  • Empowering Your Students to be Responsible in the Digital World
  • Staying Safe Online
  • Integrating Digital Citizenship into Your Curriculum

 *All modules in this course are available as Individual Courses. They are also part of the Recommended Bundles: Digital Citizenship in the Classroom AND Digital Literacy in a Connected Classroom

This course is appropriate for those working with students in grades, K-12 including teachers, para-educators, counselors, and other support personnel.

All references and materials are located online.

Time commitment: 3-5 hours (approx.) per module.  18-30 hours (approx) for the complete course.
(Note: The Facilitated and For Credit course options have specific timeframes and deadlines)

The readings were appropriate and not arduous. The expectations for submitted work were realistic, but allowed for individuals tailoring it to their own needs.

2016 Graduate


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the elements conducive to an empowering environment;
  • Evaluate existing Acceptable Use Policies and/or Responsible Use Policies (AUP/RUPs);
  • Understand the use of copyright free images, music and videos (Creative Commons);
  • Design and promote strategies to stay balanced in a world filled with distractions;
  • Compare various viewpoints and arguments for and against privacy and protection online;
  • Determine appropriate ways to share learning within the classroom with students;
  • Evaluate digital citizenship resources; and
  • Design digital citizenship learning opportunities.

Pricing and Course Options

Below you will find the different options to earn credit for taking this course or take the self-pace option to learn at your own pace.

*Continuing Education Quarter Credits are available for Eduro Learning's Premium Courses.

The Heritage Institute continuing education quarter credits are awarded through Antioch University Seattle at the 500 level. Antioch University Seattle’s Continuing Education Quarter Credits are acceptable in most states for teaching certificate renewal and salary advancement.



Prior to registering for a course, we recommend you seek approval from your state office of education or school district Human Resources department as many state and district requirements are unique. Click here for more FAQs or call 1800/445-1305 or log onto policies page for more information.

Facilitated (For Credit) Course Schedule

For the Academic Year 2017/2018

Round 1:  October 2 - November 19, 2017

Round 2: January 22 - March 11, 2018


Round 3:  April 2 - May 27, 2018

What our customers are saying

Don’t take it from us, let our customers do the talking!

“I am very grateful for the opportunity to do the course. It was daunting that the other participants were already so knowledgeable, but they were very encouraging. The facilitator was generous and encouraging. It’s given me a lot to think about and plan for myself and my year level. It also helps in my role on the ICT committee.

~ 2016 Course Graduate

“The resources and the topic are incredibly helpful.”

~ 2015 Graduate

“I found the course to be extremely worthwhile. I’ve enjoyed the content, the activities and the conversations. Thanks!

~ 2016 Course Graduate

“I loved the connection to people. The readings were appropriate and not arduous. The expectations for submitted work were realistic, but allowed for individuals tailoring it to their own needs.”

~ 2015 Graduate


Can I register for a group?


Yes you can!  Contact us by filling in this form here.



Can I transfer my payment to another educator?


Registration may be transferred to another person free of charge up to 10 days before the start of the course. Thereafter a $25 fee may be applied.

The new participant will be automatically enrolled in the same course as the original participant. The new participant will be required to update any demographic information as appropriate.

To request a transfer, please send the full name and email address of both the original participant and the new participant to with the subject line "Course Registration Transfer".


What is your refund policy?


For Credit (Heritage Option)

  • More than 60 days prior to the start of the course: Full refund less $50 handling fee
  • 60 – 31 days prior to the start of the course: 75% refund less $50 handling fee
  • 30 – 15 days prior to the start of the course: 50% refund less $50 handling fee
  • 14– 0 days prior to the start of the course: No refund

No refunds can be given on the Self-paced Option


What is your cancellation policy?


In the unlikely event of the cancellation of the facilitated (For Credit/Heritage) option due to circumstances beyond our control, participants will have the option of:

  • transferring to another course starting within the next 3 months;
  • transferring to the next cohort of the same course;
  • receive a 100% refund of registration fees

Please note:  Cancellation is not applicable to the Self-Paced Option



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