How to Live Online: 5 Ways to Shape Your Digital World | David Polgar | Skillshare

How to Live Online: 5 Ways to Shape Your Digital World

David Polgar, Digital Citizenship Expert

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8 Lessons (36m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. What Is Digital Citizenship?

    • 3. Digital Health & Wellness

    • 4. Privacy & Cybersecurity

    • 5. Communication & Etiquette

    • 6. Media Literacy

    • 7. Rights & Responsibilities Laws

    • 8. Final Thoughts


About This Class

We’re all online more than ever before, using our devices for everything from checking the weather to keeping in touch with family and friends. 

As the digital world has become more and more entwined with our everyday lives, tech ethicist and digital citizenship expert David Ryan Polgar saw the need for a new approach to how we interact online.

The answer? Digital Citizenship.

Becoming a digital citizen means you care about your life online. From increasing productivity to improving relationships with loved ones, becoming more intentional shapes every aspect of our day-to-day life.

This 30-minute class will teach you everything you need to know to create a balanced, positive relationship with the digital world, so you can feel in control of your time, your well-being, and your life.

Key lessons include:

  • Communication etiquette for social media and beyond
  • Keeping your data safe and secure
  • Guidelines for choosing what to share — or not
  • Advice for how to use your devices less

Every lesson is packed with tips and techniques you can start using right away. Whether you’re looking for small tweaks or a big change, you can take control of your online life and craft the balanced, intentional life you’ve always imagined.





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David Polgar

Digital Citizenship Expert

David Ryan Polgar is a pioneering tech ethicist who paved the way for the hotly-debated issues around Facebook, privacy, ethical design, digital wellbeing, and what it means to be human in the digital age. David is a 3-time TEDx speaker and tech writer (IBM thinkLeaders, Quartz, Dell Perspectives) whose has been featured on CBS This Morning, Fast Company, USA Today, AP, LA Times, The Guardian,,, SiriusXM, AdWeek, New York Post, and countless other outlets. With ...

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