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Digital Essentials: Digital Citizenship Module

Aims & Objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Understand your digital footprint and how it affects your professional identity
  • Recognise the signs of cyber abuse

When you finish the module, you will be able to:

  • Protect and fix your digital reputation

What’s in this module?

  1. Your digital footprint
  2. Professional digital identities
  3. Cyber abuse
  4. Quiz & Feedback


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The Digital Citizenship Module maps to the following strategies within the Digital Literacy Framework:

    Strategy 3.1
Educate students on how to manage one or more digital identities on multiple platforms.
    Strategy 3.2
Ensure curriculum incorporates information about digital safety and respect of others when communicating in digital environments and the risks of sharing information.
    Strategy 3.3
Ensure students understand the implications and impact of their digital footprint.
    Strategy 5.2
Equip students with the ability to manage an academic and professional identity, including building a CV or e-portfolio of work and a professional profile.
    Strategy 5.4
Ensure students are aware of the legal and ethical implications of sharing information in digital environments.


Study Timeline

We recommend completing this module by:

  Week 1


  Approximately 15 minutes


Complete the module