Module overview

Approximately 30 minutes

Student partnership

This module was developed with UQ student partners as part of a  Student-Staff Partnership project.

Graduate attributes

Knowledge and skills you can gain from this module will contribute to your Graduate Attributes:

  • ¬†Connected citizens
  • Influential communicators

This module is part of Digital Essentials, a series of online modules to help you quickly build your digital skills so you can succeed in study and work.

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Aims and objectives

This module will:

  • explore the digital footprint you leave online
  • explore different social media platforms and their uses.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • understand privacy concerns when using social media
  • use social media effectively to enhance your university and professional life and improve your online brand.

Module sections

  1. Overview of social media
  2. Social media around the world
  3. Your digital footprint
  4. Content creation and personal branding
  5. Social media in your professional life
  6. Social media in your university life
  7. Cyberbullying
  8. Check your knowledge
  9. More resources
  10. Conclusion

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