New Year – New You? Online Workshop 2 Feb

Digital Footprint: Creating an Effective Online Presencequote from a student

2 Feb 2016, 7-8pm (UK time).
Eligibility: All University of Edinburgh students

This session will focus on managing your digital footprint and how to create an effective online presence.

The session will:

  • Highlight the importance and benefits of having an effective online presence e.g. in relation to employability, research impact etc.
  • Provide advice on managing social media profiles e.g. privacy settings
  • Highlight the guidance from various Professional Bodies e.g. General Medical Council; Law Society etc.
  • Tips for creating a clear and effective message/brand for your online presence
  • Hints and tips on saving time when using social media, for example scheduling tweets and Facebook/blog posts

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and share experiences and your own hints and tips.

No previous experience or knowledge is needed to attend this session.

What is your digital footprint? It’s the data you leave behind when you go online. It’s what you’ve said, what others have said about you, where you’ve been, images you’re tagged in, personal information, social media profiles and much more. Further information and other workshop details can be found http://www.ed.ac.uk/institute-academic-development/about-us/projects/digital-footprint/eventshttp://www.ed.ac.uk/institute-academic-development/about-us/projects/digital-footprint/events

This session will take place via blackboard collaborate (virtual classroom). Booking is required in order to receive the workshop link and further information about how to join the session.

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