Digital Citizenship and its impact on the level of achievement motivation for students from the point of view of the coordinators and supervisors of digital transformation in the future gate of the Tabuk region (Published)
The aim of the present study was to identify the concept of digital citizenship and its effect on the level of achievement motivation for students from the point of view of the coordinators and supervisors of the digital transition in the future gate of the Tabuk region. To achieve this goal, the researcher followed the descriptive approach as one of the qualitative research methods, Was conducted with the general coordinator of the gate of the future and supervisors in the area of Tabuk, and after the collection of data and analysis reached a number of results, the most important was that the emphasis was on the students’ understanding of the concept of digital citizenship through the courses and meetings that were held for students in advance and You will also be able to follow the school’s digital transformation officer and the portal coordinator in the region and technical support. The Future Gateway application transforms the traditional learning environment into an effective e-learning environment, helps eliminate the burdens of the paper environment and expands learning and learning processes The scope of the classroom and the school environment, as well as the absence of negative repercussions for the misuse of the application, through the existence of a special portal (username) for students and parents, as well as follow the official of the digital transformation in school and technical support for the initiative periodically and regularly, The study revealed a number of challenges in implementing the digital portal, the most important of which was the infrastructure, the mechanism of spreading digital culture, The argument of students to more devices as well as the lack of clear regulations for the work of the portal, and the lack of clarity of the relationship and organization between educational supervisors and teachers.
This research assessed the teachers and learners awareness as to the elements of digital citizenship namely: digital law, safety and security, etiquette, literacy, communication, access, commerce, health and wellness and rights and responsibilities at Harvest Christian School International. Ribble (2015) noted that students today have always had technology in their lives. Likewise, educators of all skills level may not understand how to use technology effectively. Hence, both students and teachers need to become members of a digital citizenry. The study utilizes the descriptive research method. Percentages, weighted mean and standard deviation were used to analyze and interpret the data and t-test for the significant difference.The findings revealed that the group respondents’ were moderately aware as to the elements of digital citizenship. Both group respondents’ were significantly different from digital law to digital rights and responsibilities awareness. This has implied that the teachers and learners unprepared to their duty as responsible digital citizen. Privacy setting awareness is the top issue and concern of the group respondents’ relating to digital citizenship. Posting of digital citizenship tarpaulin as to the nine elements in conspicuous places, making of school digital citizenship handbook, and teachers training,seminars and workshops that addresses law, safety and security, etiquette, literacy, communication, access, commerce, health and wellness and right and responsibilities serve as output of the study it is also recommend to support the respondents’ group in their teaching and learning process, towards the attainment of the importance of being a responsible digital citizen.