The Role of Educational Leaders in the Development of Students’ Technology Use and Digital Citizenship


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Authors

  • Fatih Baydar Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University and Republic of Turkey Ministry of National Education

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52380/mojet.2022.10.1.367

Keywords:

Digital Education, Technology Ethics, Digital Citizenship, Technological Leadership

Abstract

This study aims to investigate the role of educational leaders in students’ acquisition of digital citizenship and technology use. The research study group consists of school principals, assistant principals, and teachers working in Istanbul. In this study, the case study technique, one of the qualitative research designs, was used to describe the current situation in detail regarding the use of technology and the development of digital citizenship behaviors. The data were obtained with a semi-structured interview form, and content analysis was made. The results explain the roles of educational leaders in developing technology ethics in students, ensuring that students use technology safely, preventing students from misusing technology, and raising a sense of responsibility towards technology as required by the age.

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Published

2022-03-06

How to Cite

Baydar, F. (2022). The Role of Educational Leaders in the Development of Students’ Technology Use and Digital Citizenship. Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 10(1), 32–46. https://doi.org/10.52380/mojet.2022.10.1.367