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Digital Literacy: Understand Digital Identities & Practices

A person's digital identity has an important impact on how they are perceived by their family, peers, academic mentors, future employers and many others. The phrase 'Digital Identities and Practices' covers a variety of skills related to understanding one's digital footprint, being aware of how online platforms use the data provided by their users, and interacting online in a safe and ethical manner. In this capability we are focusing on two skills:

  •     Understand the benefits and risks of the current digital environment.
  •     Participate ethically and safely in online spaces

The resources below are designed to provide intermediate-level training in these two skills.

Library resources for Understanding Digital Identities and Practices

 The following tutorials explore how to monitor your digital footprint, interact in academic online spaces, and take care of your digital wellbeing.