AIM

Online Presence focuses on the importance of information technology, safe and responsible social networking practice and creating a positive online presence.

Recommended Lesson Duration

2x 45 Minute Lessons

 
Introduction

The future is intertwined with digital technologies and we are all inextricably linked to an ever-expanding digital network. Participating in this network as users and producers, we create an online presence. Not only does our online presence present life opportunities, it can also impact on employment opportunities. The aim of this module is to encourage students to establish an active, positive and responsible online presence.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module students should:

  • Understand the ways in which a positive online presence can help in job search and career development
  • Tap into their interests and skills to establish an online goal
  • Choose a platform or platforms to connect with the digital community
  • Understand how to seek help in accessing and navigating digital platforms
  • Utilise their online presence to create networks
  • Market and maintain a positive online profile
  • Know the possibilities and impact of employer screening
  • Protect their online identity and appropriately secure their apps
  • Use IT safely, respectfully and responsibly
  • Find a balance between the online and offline worlds
Student Activities

HOW MEDIA SAVVY ARE YOU? (QUIZ)

MANAGING SOCIAL MEDIA (Internet access required)

OFFLINE COLOURING IN

DIGITAL TOOLKIT (Internet access required)

MY DIGITAL SELF-MARKETING PLAN

ONLINE PRESENCE GENERAL CAPABILITIES TABLE

Online Presence Contents