The Development of Students’ Digital Citizenship

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Supranee Vongsaengjun
Prakob Kunarak


This academic article was aimed to provide knowledge and guidelines to improve higher education students’ digital citizenship skills by presenting the problem that arose from inappropriate social media. The learning of digital citizenship through digital quotient would help determine the necessary skills for supporting work and quality of life in the digital environment being well balanced and more appropriate. This article also proposed tools for the development of digital citizenship of educational institutions, administrators, and teachers as appropriate to certain organizational contexts, including (1) digital citizenship indicators of the student, (2) online lessons for building up digital citizenship, (3) digital tools to help manage online information and (4) a way to live in the securely digital environment. These reviews were able to enable higher education students to concern and develop themselves for quality living in the digital environment and being a strong citizen of the nation.


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