Digital Citizenship

© Finn Winkler
Social Media

A working group at the CINC research center is working on establishing the research field of "digital citizenship". The group focuses on questions of inclusion and exclusion in the context of the interrelated aspects of digital, citizenship and education. The aim is to take a transdisciplinary look at the social constructions of citizenship under the changed conditions of a digitized society. The objective is to theoretically and empirically analyze the interaction of digital media and social media with the formation of citizenship. In doing so, access to and competence development in dealing with these media forms i, while also considering the tension between inclusion and exclusion mechanisms. The focus is on the formation of citizenship in the digital society.