Francesca hopes that children are empowered digital citizens fulfilling their agentic needs, digital competencies, assume autonomy/independent decision-making, and digital resilience as informed citizens. This is implicated by way of regulatory design and governance practices together with active parental discussions. The result is that they will be in a position to assert their legal rights online (e.g., the right to erase their digital footprint) of the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR).
Professor Lelia Green
Earliest digital memory
Playing with my pet Tamagotchi, Neopets, and Poochi (one of the first-ever smart toy robotic dogs of the 90s). My play with these toys and playthings has made me appreciate the developments of connected toys – from teaching STEM skills to helping children with special educational needs, such as autism.