Share Paper: Taking full advantage of life in 21st century Canada: Developing the skills needed to be an active and responsible global digital citizen

  1. Michel Leger, Université de Moncton, Canada
  2. Takam Djambong, Université de Moncton, Canada
  3. Manon LeBlanc, Université de Moncton, Canada
  4. Viktor Freiman, Université de Moncton, Canada
Thursday, June 28 12:40 PM-1:00 PM Jordaan 2

Abstract: In this project, we focused on young Canadians and their relationship with the global, interconnected and digital world around them. Our knowledge synthesis study aims to fill the lack of knowledge on the acquisition and development of digital citizenship skills among young people in this new and complex digital age that presents both new opportunities and challenges. We focused our efforts on the skills needed to be an active and responsible digital citizen in a global context. Mainly based on narrative synthesis (Popay, Roberts, Sowden et al., 2006), our systematic literature review focused on qualitative works as well as national ...