Category Archives: Online Presence

Thank you

social mediaWe would like to thank students at the University of Edinburgh who completed the Digital Footprint survey in semester 1 (2016-2017).

We appreciate your input, as it helps us understand what social media you are using; and how you are managing your online tracks and traces (digital footprint).

Congratulations to the three students who won a £10 book token and Digital Footprint freebies

New presentations – Digital Footprint and Eprofessionalism

Quote - Nursing 1Managing your digital footprint: creating an effective online presence (approx. 10 mins)

This short presentation provides information and useful advice on managing your digital footprint and how to create an effective online presence. It includes information on taking control of your online presence, some common misunderstandings, how to manage your digital footprint, and much more.

Link: http://edin.ac/2dhc4rm

 

Digital Footprint and e-professionalism (approx. 9 mins)

This short presentation provides information and useful advice on managing your digital footprint and e-professionalism. It includes information on professional bodies’ guidelines, what you need to consider online, and useful advice about being professional online.

Link: http://edin.ac/2eF5rDc

 

Further information and resources can be found www.ed.ac.uk/iad/digitalfootprint

Nursing and Eprofessionalism

At a workshop with students from Nursing Studies, we discussed e-professionalism, including the professional bodies’ guidelines and what e-professionalism meant to them.  The following Wordle illustrates this.Wordle

Security – Email

socialmediaIt happens all the time and another large company has just announced that they had a data breach – Yahoo!

What can you do?

  • Change your password
  • Use a unique password
  • Check your account for any unusual activity
  • Ensure your pc is up to date with software and operating systems (including an anti-virus package)

Further information about the Yahoo hack can be found at:

If I Googled you, what would I find?

If I Googled you, what would I find? This is the question that Nicola Osborne (EDINA, University of Edinburgh) presented to her audience as part of her #codi16 Fringe show.

Read the 4 star review: http://www.broadwaybaby.com/shows/if-i-googled-you-what-would-i-find/713802#.V8BRCv-LBYw.twitter

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