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Learner Career Outcomes

20%

started a new career after completing these courses

17%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

What makes an online presence effective?

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 37 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
What is a digital footprint?1m
The Uncontainable Self - Part 1 (Nicola Osborne)8m
The Uncontainable Self and Professional Identity - Part 2 (Nicola Osborne)3m
Taking Gaming Into Adulthood (Dr Jill MacKay)4m
Who owns your data? - Part 1 (Nicola Osborne)5m
Who Owns Your Data? - Part 2 (Nicola Osborne)4m
Who Owns Your Data? - Part 3 (Nicola Osborne)6m
5 readings
How to use this course5m
Using social media on this course10m
About week 15m
Step 2: Search for yourself online10m
Week 1 Additional Resources15m
3 practice exercises
Step 1: Have you looked?30m
Step 3: What did you find?30m
Week 1 graded quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Why does your digital footprint matter?

3 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 69 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
15 videos
Step 2: Zeemap Activity - Review (Dr Louise Connelly)1m
Creating an effective online presence (Dr Louise Connelly)7m
Digital Footprints (Dr Rachel Buchanan)1m
Managing your online presence (Interview with Dr Ben Marder)6m
Tag Review Function, Taking Control Back (Dr Ben Marder)1m
Our Data, Our Rights (Interview with Prof. Lilian Edwards)4m
Death and Privacy (Interview with Prof. Lilian Edwards)6m
Data after death (Interview with Prof. Lilian Edwards)5m
Privacy Tips 1-6 (Nicola Osborne)4m
Privacy Tips 7-12 (Nicola Osborne)5m
Audience online, time/longevity of data, visibility (Interview with David Brake)7m
Audience (Interview with David Brake)3m
Time (Interview with David Brake)7m
One piece of advice about managing your digital footprint3m
5 readings
About week 25m
Step 1: Zeemap Activity: Introducing yourself and giving advice10m
Checklist: creating an effective online presence5m
Digital Footprint Action Plan10m
Week 2 Additional Resources15m
2 practice exercises
Reflective question: Privacy (non-assessed)30m
Week 2 graded quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

What does it mean to be an effective online professional?

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 61 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
13 videos
Professional networking online (Rebecca Valentine)7m
Recruitment & business (Copil Yanez)7m
Student leaders and online presence (Tanya Lubicz-Nawrocka)3m
Professional bodies (Dr Louise Connelly)3m
E-professionalism & Nursing - Part 1 (Interview with Sharon Levy)6m
E-Professionalism & Nursing - Part 2 (Interview with Sharon Levy)4m
The E-Nurse (Interview with Sharon Levy)3m
Online Academic Presence (Dr Jill MacKay)4m
Academic presence: social sciences - part 1 (Interview with Dr Karen Gregory)4m
Academic presence: social sciences - Part 2 (Interview with Dr Karen Gregory)6m
How social media has been beneficial4m
One piece of advice about creating a professional online presence3m
6 readings
About week 310m
Activity: draw your digital footprint (Gallery)10m
5 Tips - creating an effective online presence (Rebecca Valentine)10m
Professional Bodies' Guidelines10m
Week 3 Additional Resources15m
Digital Footprint Survey5m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 graded quiz30m

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