Assessment of Secondary School Science Students’ Digital Citizenship

Razzaq Ahmad, Sheikh Tariq Mehmood, Tariq Javed


This study was planned to assess how secondary school science students are aware of digital citizenship and its nine components. Major objectives of the present study were; to assess the knowledge of digital access, digital communication, and digital etiquette among secondary school science students, to explore the skills of digital law, digital literacy, and digital commerce among secondary school science students, and to assess the awareness of digital safety and security, digital rights and responsibilities, and digital wellness among secondary school science students. This study was quantitative. The sample of this study consists of 111 secondary school science students of four schools located in Tehsil Lahore of District
Swabi. Stratified sampling was used in the selection of the sample. In this study, the self-developed instrument was applied for the collection of data. Data were analyzed through SPSS where Percentage and frequency were used as statistical tools. The data were presented in the form of tables. The findings showed that most of the respondents have better knowledge, awareness, and skills about digital access, digital communication, digital literacy, digital rights and responsibilities, digital safety and security, while a majority of the students have no knowledge and skills about digital
law, and digital etiquette and most of the students have moderate skills and awareness about digital commerce and digital health and wellness.

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